moustache

(BrE) (AmE mustache) noun
ADJECTIVE
thick, thin
long
small
bushy, curly, droopy, handlebar, neat (esp. BrE), pencil (BrE), toothbrush (BrE), walrus (esp. BrE), waxed (esp. BrE)
fake (esp. AmE), false (esp. BrE)
VERB + MOUSTACHE/MUSTACHE
have, sport, wear

Her fiancé sported a bushy moustache.

grow

He's trying to grow a moustache.

trim
shave off
stroke, twirl

He stroked his moustache thoughtfully.


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  • Moustache — Mous tache , n. [F.] Mustache. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moustache — (franz., spr. mustāsch ), Schnurrbart …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Moustache — (frz., spr. mustásch), Knebelbart, Schnurrbart …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • moustache — see MUSTACHE (Cf. mustache). Related: moustachial …   Etymology dictionary

  • moustache — (with stress on the second syllable) is the normal spelling in BrE, but mustache (with stress on the first syllable) is more usual in AmE …   Modern English usage

  • moustache — Moustache, Mistax. Est autem {{t=g}}mustax{{/t}} labij superioris barba …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • moustache — (US also mustache) ► NOUN ▪ a strip of hair left to grow above a man s upper lip. DERIVATIVES moustached adjective. ORIGIN French, from Greek mustax …   English terms dictionary

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  • Moustache — This article is about the type of facial hair. For other uses, see Moustache (disambiguation). Panayot Hitov s moustache Bulgarian hajduk and revolutionary …   Wikipedia

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