side-whiskers

plural noun

side-whis·​kers ˈsīd-ˌ(h)wi-skərz How to pronounce side-whiskers (audio)
: whiskers on the side of the face usually worn long
side-whiskered adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of side-whiskers was in 1799

Dictionary Entries Near side-whiskers

Cite this Entry

“Side-whiskers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/side-whiskers. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

side-whiskers

noun plural
side-whis·​kers
-ˌhwis-kərz,
-ˌwis-
: whiskers on the side of the face usually worn long
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