- side whiskers that are narrow at the temples and broad and trimmed short at the jawline, the chin being shaved both in front and beneath.
Origin of muttonchops
Also called muttonchop whiskers.
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Related Words for muttonchopsimperial, fuzz, brush, stubble, goatee, Vandyke, sideburns, burnsides, mustache, muttonchops
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Historical Examples of muttonchops
She turned us over to a stout brunette lady who was cultivating a neat and flossy pair of muttonchops.Europe Revised
Irvin S. Cobb
- side whiskers trimmed in the shape of chops, widening out from the temples
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