mustachio

noun
mus·​ta·​chio | \ (ˌ)mə-ˈsta-shē-ˌō How to pronounce mustachio (audio) , -ˈstä- How to pronounce mustachio (audio) , -shō \
variants: or less commonly
plural mustachios

Definition of mustachio

: mustache especially : a large mustache

Other Words from mustachio

mustachioed or less commonly moustachioed \ (ˌ)mə-​ˈsta-​shē-​ˌōd How to pronounce moustachioed (audio) , -​ˈstä-​ , -​shōd \ adjective

First Known Use of mustachio

1603, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mustachio

Spanish & Italian; Spanish mostacho, from Italian mustaccio, from Old Italian

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The first known use of mustachio was in 1603

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“Mustachio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mustachio. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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mustachio

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English Language Learners Definition of mustachio

old-fashioned : a large mustache

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