moustache

[ muhs-tash, muh-stash ]
/ ˈmʌs tæʃ, məˈstæʃ /

noun

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OTHER WORDS FROM moustache

moustached, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for moustache

moustache

US mustache

/ (məˈstɑːʃ) /

noun

the unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip, and sometimes down the sides of the mouth
a similar growth of hair or bristles (in animals) or feathers (in birds)
a mark like a moustache

Derived forms of moustache

moustached or US mustached, adjective

Word Origin for moustache

C16: via French from Italian mostaccio, ultimately from Doric Greek mustax upper lip
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