[hwis-kerd, wis-]


having, wearing, or covered with whiskers.

Origin of whiskered

First recorded in 1755–65; whisker + -ed3
Related formsun·whisk·ered, adjective
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Examples from the Web for whiskered

Historical Examples of whiskered

  • Evidently, this was the statuary described by the whiskered youth.

  • Father-in-law and the whiskered friend are born for each other.

    Eve to the Rescue

    Ethel Hueston

  • The tail, however, of the whiskered species is not so deeply forked.

    Indian Birds

    Douglas Dewar

  • When so engaged like the Whiskered Bat it may be known from it by its noisy chirping.

  • "Yes, the Whiskered Friskers are really very clever," he replied.

British Dictionary definitions for whiskered



having whiskers
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