plural noun(sometimes initial capital letter)
long, full sideburns or muttonchop whiskers.
First recorded in 1860–65; after the sideburns worn by actor Edward A. Sothern as Lord Dundreary, a character in the play Our American Cousin (1858) by Tom Taylor
- Also called dun·drear·y whisk·ers.
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