Definition of mustache
1 : 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
2 : hair or bristles about the mouth of a mammal
mustachedor less commonly
moustachedplay \ˈməs-ˌtasht, (ˌ)mə-ˈstasht\ adjective
Examples of mustache in a sentence
He used a small pair of scissors to trim his mustache.
He decided to grow a mustache.
The actor was wearing a false mustache.
Origin and Etymology of mustache
Middle French moustache, from Old Italian mustaccio, from Middle Greek moustaki, diminutive of Greek mystak-, mystax upper lip, mustache
First Known Use: 1585
MUSTACHE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mustache for English Language Learners
: hair growing on a man's upper lip
MUSTACHE Defined for Kids
Definition of mustache for Students
: the hair growing on the human upper lip
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