mutton chop

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
Hypernyms: ↑facial hair

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mutton chop noun
A piece of mutton cut from the rib
adjective
(of whiskers) shaped like a mutton chop, ie broad and rounded on the cheek, tapering to meet the hairline
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Main Entry:mutton

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mutton chop, or mut|ton|chop «MUHT uhn CHOP», noun.
1. a small piece of mutton, usually with bone from the ribs or loin, for broiling or frying.
2. Also, mutton chop (or muttonchop) whiskers. a patch of whiskers on each side of the face shaped like a mutt chop, narrow at the temples and broad and rounded at the bottom, with the chin shaved both in front and beneath: »

Baker wore mutton chop whiskers (Newsweek).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Mutton chop — Mutton Mut ton, n. [OE. motoun, OF. moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. mouton, LL. multo, by transposition of l fr. L. mutilus mutilated. See {Mutilate}.] 1. A sheep. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] Not so much ground as will feed a mutton. Sir H …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of 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 chop — баранья отбивная bone in pork chop свиная отбивная с косточкой chump chop баранья или телячья отбивная lamb chop отбивная из молодой баранины mutton chop баранья отбивная …   English-Russian travelling 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 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 bo …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — …   Useful english dictionary

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

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