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.
Recent Examples of mustache from the Web
There were men in pink tutus and sporting pink mustaches.
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking white man with a mustache.
Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking white man with a mustache.
The second figure in the cast is a French nobleman who sported a waxed mustache and a grand name.
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking white man with a mustache.
With wavy hair and a dark mustache, Deford cut a dashing figure, draping his 6-foot-4 frame in stylish jackets, often with a vivid handkerchief stuffed in the breast pocket.
A dirty Sanchez is an act where someone puts their finger into their partner’s ass, then wipes any poop that may transfer onto their finger over that person’s lip, resulting in a poop mustache.
Clad only in his pajamas, a wispy mustache and a Thurston Moore haircut, Hydrick claimed to be able to turn pages with his mind.
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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: 1585See Words from the same year
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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