Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

The hair that grows on the sides of a man's face; loosely, the beard.

Part of speech: noun

One of the long bristles about the mouth of some animals, as the cat.

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Usage examples "whisker":

  1. You are a danger to the whisker- growing public. - "The Magic Pudding", Norman Lindsay.
  2. Personally I don't care two pence if Mr. McKenna taxes them a guinea a whisker. - "Pebbles on the Shore", Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner).
  3. You wanna remember ol' Chin Whisker ain't the only hoss yo're trying to ride. - "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.