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 sideburn In A Sentence

  • Burnside, who loved facial hair and from whom the word sideburns originated, was here briefly in 1865 when more than 30,000 Yankee soldiers poured into town at the end of the Civil War. News & Record Article Feed
  • He still sports luxuriant sideburns, although he admits that he had to lighten his hair colour to suit his age. Times, Sunday Times
  • Carefully trimming, shaving and shaping one's facial hair can achieve a never-ending multitude of looks, such as handlebar moustaches, goatees and designer sideburns.
  • Although the sideburns are a little longer than his Twilight Lexicon » Madame Tussauds To Add Robert Pattinson to Their Collection
  • The suit is sharp, the hair fashionably tousled and the sideburns are pronounced. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is sung, played, and written for the most part by cretinous goons, and by means of its almost imbecilic reiteration, and sly, lewd—in plain fact, dirty—lyrics . . . it manages to be the martial music of every sideburned delinquent on the face of the earth. A Renegade History of the United States
  • It was an unlikely boast from the fair-skinned figure with the sideburns and thinning hair.
  • Mr. Schleck, a sideburned 25-year-old, hardly sounds shy when assessing his chances. With Armstrong Quiet, Schleck Talks Big
  • Seated on his left, Georgia had the misfortune of being eye level with an oozing pimple buried in his scraggly sideburn. Georgia’s Kitchen
  • He wore an ill-fitting gray suit, and had long, bushy sideburns that grew into his mustache.
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