bewhiskered

[bih-hwis-kerd, -wis-]

adjective

having whiskers; bearded.
ancient, as a witticism, expression, etc.; passé; hoary: a bewhiskered catchword of a bygone era.

Nearby words

  1. bew,
  2. bewail,
  3. beware,
  4. beware of greeks bearing gifts,
  5. beweep,
  6. bewick,
  7. bewick's swan,
  8. bewick, thomas,
  9. bewig,
  10. bewigged

Origin of bewhiskered

First recorded in 1755–65; be- + whiskered

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British Dictionary definitions for bewhiskered

bewhiskered

adjective

having whiskers on the cheeks
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