side-whiskers

NOUN
  1. facial hair that has grown down the side of a man's face in front of the ears (especially when the rest of the beard is shaved off)
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How To Use side-whiskers In A Sentence

  • The first who entered was a little Ribston pippin of a man, with ruddy cheeks and fluffy white side-whiskers. The Adventure of Black Peter.
  • The first who entered was a little ribston-pippin of a man, with ruddy cheeks and fluffy white side-whiskers. The Return of Sherlock Holmes
  • A bald man with bushy side-whiskers frowned down from a window with her father's frown, and for an instant looked so much like Lord Tywin that she stumbled.
  • The storekeeper was a tall, portly man, with a gray mustache and side-whiskers, and a high bald forehead. Hiram the Young Farmer
  • Nastiklof was small and bounderish, with no bridge to his nose and up-swept black and grey striped side-whiskers. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE
  • He is a turfman, with carefully brushed side-whiskers dyed coal-black, and hawk-like eyes. Trapped in 'Black Russia' Letters June-November 1915
  • He possessed all his teeth but one, and most of his hair as well, though his side-whiskers had lately broken out in polecat streaks of gray. Excerpt: The Gates of The Alamo by Stephen Harrigan
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