mutton chop whiskers

mutton chop whiskers
ˌmutton ˈchops 7 [mutton chops] (also ˌmutton chop ˈwhiskers) noun plural
hair at the sides of a man's face which is grown so that it is very wide and round in shape at the bottom

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  • mutton chop whiskers — n [plural] hair that a man allows to grow on the sides of his cheeks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mutton chop whiskers — plural noun the whiskers on a man s cheek when shaped like a meat chop, narrow at the top and broad and rounded at the bottom …   English new terms dictionary

  • mutton-chop whiskers — noun sideburns that are narrow near the ear and broad and rounded near the chin …   Wiktionary

  • mutton chop — noun 1. chop cut from a mature sheep • Hypernyms: ↑chop 2. 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) • Syn: ↑sideburn, ↑burnside, ↑side whiskers • Hypern …   Useful english dictionary

  • mutton chop — noun (C) 1 a piece of meat containing a bone, that has been cut from the ribs of a sheep 2 mutton chops also mutton chop whiskers hair that grows only on the sides of a man s cheeks, not on his chin, in a style that was popular in the 19th… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mutton chop — n. 1. a piece cut from the rib of a sheep for broiling or frying 2. [pl.] side whiskers shaped like mutton chops (i.e., narrow at the top, and broad and rounded at the bottom), with a clean shaven chin separating the two whiskers; burnsides * * * …   Universalium

  • mutton chop — n. 1. a piece cut from the rib of a sheep for broiling or frying 2. [pl.] side whiskers shaped like mutton chops (i.e., narrow at the top, and broad and rounded at the bottom), with a clean shaven chin separating the two whiskers; burnsides …   English World dictionary

  • mutton chops — ˌmutton ˈchops 7 [mutton chops] (also ˌmutton chop ˈwhiskers) noun plural hair at the sides of a man s face which is grown so that it is very wide and round in shape at the bottom …   Useful english dictionary

  • mutton-chops — /ˈmʌtn tʃɒps / (say mutn chops), /mʌtn ˈtʃɒps / (say mutn chops) plural noun side whiskers narrow at the top, and broad and trimmed short at the bottom, the chin being shaved both in front and beneath. Also, mutton chop whiskers. {from similarity …  

  • mutton — (n.) flesh of sheep used as food, late 13c., from O.Fr. moton mutton; ram, wether, sheep (12c., Mod.Fr. mouton), from M.L. multonem (8c.), probably from Gallo Romance *multo s, accusative of Celtic *multo sheep (Cf. O.Ir. molt wether, Mid Breton… …   Etymology dictionary

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