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[hwis-kerd, wis-] /ˈʰwɪs kərd, ˈwɪs-/
having, wearing, or covered with whiskers.
Origin of whiskered
First recorded in 1755-65; whisker + -ed3
Related forms
unwhiskered, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A round, black, whiskered head suddenly thrust up out of the water close to the port gunwale.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman
  • Evidently, this was the statuary described by the whiskered youth.

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
  • This place is, besides, a place of great resort with the whiskered gentry.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • Father-in-law and the whiskered friend are born for each other.

    Eve to the Rescue Ethel Hueston
  • "I said, co-cot-te," pronounced the whiskered man, moving his lips as if he tasted the word.

    Foma Gordyeff Maxim Gorky
  • That is, had he been a whiskered, ear-ringed Spaniard they would have killed him then and there.

    Strange Stories of the Great River Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
  • "He is to remain in the hotel, sir, yet will not disturb you in any way," continued the whiskered one.

    Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad Edith Van Dyne
  • The place is, besides, a great resort with the whiskered gentry.

    The Brighton Road Charles G. Harper
  • He stepped along jauntily, nose in the air and the haughtiest kind of expression on his whiskered face.

    The Wonderful Bed Gertrude Knevels
  • Thrusting their whiskered noses inquiringly down the tunnel, they observed that the water was sinking far below its proper level.

    The Haunters of the Silences Charles G. D. Roberts
British Dictionary definitions for whiskered


having whiskers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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