With the nation facing a graver crisis than Lincoln was so far willing to admit, his whiskers gave him…gravitas.
I sat beside John Bolton whose Nietzschean whiskers bristled at the turn history had taken.
In fact, traditional Chinese medicine outlines the uses for each component of a tiger, down to its nose leather and whiskers.
Kotsor, the cat, blinked his eyes and worked his whiskers in surprise.
He was bald, and his hair and whiskers were sprinkled with gray.
Now I want a black or grayish beard, whiskers, and mustache.
"There," as Howard Eaton remarked with enthusiasm, "was a cowboy for your whiskers!"
Remember all the tales we've heard about his whiskers, his old slouch hat and his sorrel horse.
His whiskers gradually became the most distasteful of all to me.
In stories, you wouldn't recognize a sheriff without his whiskers.
"hair of a man's face" (usually plural), c.1600, originally a playful formation, from Middle English wisker "anything that whisks or sweeps" (early 15c.); see whisk (v.). In reference to animal lip hair, recorded from 1670s.