less common spelling of mustache

: the hair growing on the human upper lip
especially : such hair grown and often trimmed in a particular style
his long mustache combed and waxed Henry Petroski
: hair or bristles about the mouth of a mammal

Examples of moustache in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It was nominated for an Oscar, and made Spurlock – instantly recognisable with his wide smile and walrus moustache – a household name. The Week Uk, theweek, 9 June 2024 One second later a big man with a moustache and goatee, who was clearly waiting for me, let me in. Melinda Wenner Moyer, Scientific American, 1 Oct. 2017 Kibler pushes his new gray Stetson, the exact color of his moustache, back on his head, looks up into the bluffs, and lets out a long breath. Bill Heavey, Field & Stream, 1 Feb. 2024 The little one donned a black suit and bow tie, while his hair had been slicked back and a moustache had been drawn above his lips. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2023 In each of his Christie films, Branagh brings depth and backstory to the person behind the moustache, with his dark view of humanity. Caryn James, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Sep. 2023 Dogs and buzzards fought over a dead cat in the middle of the street, directly across from an officer who watched the ferocious struggle from a barred window, twirling the ends of his moustache. Alexander Sammon, Harper's Magazine, 25 July 2022 The corners of Karloff’s eyes were angled upwards, while the hairs of his moustache were twirled to skinny needles at their ends. Hazlitt, 6 Sep. 2023 Items that went under the hammer included Mercury’s Yahama grand piano and a silver Tiffany & Co moustache comb, which sold for $189,000, greatly surpassing its pre-auction estimate of $500 to $750. Kirsty Hatcher, Peoplemag, 15 Sep. 2023

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“Moustache.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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variant of mustache

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