[ duhn-dreer-eez ]

plural noun(sometimes initial capital letter)
  1. long, full sideburns or muttonchop whiskers.

Origin of dundrearies

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.

Words Nearby dundrearies

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