[ hwis-kerd, wis- ]
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  1. having, wearing, or covered with whiskers.

Origin of whiskered

First recorded in 1755–65; whisker + -ed3

Other words from whiskered

  • un·whisk·ered, adjective

Words Nearby whiskered

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How to use whiskered in a sentence

  • A tall, broad-shouldered, red-whiskered man pushed through the crowd that was gathering about Matt.

    Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
  • (I mean the widow lady's whiskered companion)—I saw him eat pease with the very knife with which he had dissected the duck!

    Little Travels and Roadside Sketches | William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The door here opened and Duff entered on crutches, followed by a tall, sandy whiskered officer, who went up to Ralph at once.

    Ralph Granger's Fortunes | William Perry Brown
  • His head angled into a long whiskered snout, so pointed that from above the shrew looked like a big pen.

    Wild Folk | Samuel Scoville
  • The whiskered gentleman replied in a guttural tone, which proclaimed his origin to be German.

    Night and Morning, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton

British Dictionary definitions for whiskered


/ (ˈwɪskəd) /

  1. having whiskers

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