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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. 2018.
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Historical Examples
  • Evidently, this was the statuary described by the whiskered youth.

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
  • Father-in-law and the whiskered friend are born for each other.

    Eve to the Rescue

    Ethel Hueston
  • The tail, however, of the whiskered species is not so deeply forked.

    Indian Birds Douglas Dewar
  • When so engaged like the whiskered Bat it may be known from it by its noisy chirping.

  • "Yes, the whiskered Friskers are really very clever," he replied.

    The Emerald City of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • 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
  • This place is, besides, a place of great resort with the whiskered gentry.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • The place is, besides, a great resort with the whiskered gentry.

    The Brighton Road Charles G. Harper
  • He was that rigid, whiskered, military person in the train from Eisenach!

    Villa Elsa Stuart Henry
  • "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
British Dictionary definitions for whiskered


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