muttonchops

plural noun
mut·​ton·​chops | \ ˈmə-tᵊn-ˌchäps How to pronounce muttonchops (audio) \

Definition of muttonchops

: side-whiskers that are narrow at the temple and broad and round by the lower jaws

called also muttonchop whiskers

First Known Use of muttonchops

1865, in the meaning defined above

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muttonchops

noun

English Language Learners Definition of muttonchops

: hair that covers the sides of a man's face but not his chin

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