whiskery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj whiskery having hair on the cheeks and chin
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • whiskery Having or wearing whiskers.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Whiskery having whiskers
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Ice. visk, a wisp of hay; Sw. viska, to wipe, Ger. wischen; prob. conn. with wash.

Usage

In literature:

And I suppose I must think that John really did love me in his scowling, black whiskery way.
"In Homespun" by Edith Nesbit
Hoddan astonishedly regarded his whiskery countenance, contorted with grief and dampened with tears.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
We asked the old whiskery man who came every Spring to buy old bottles and papers.
"Fairy Prince and Other Stories" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
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