American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Side whiskers that are narrow at the temple, broad along the lower cheek or jawline, and separated by a shaven chin.
“(As a rule I don't especially like fiction that employs real historical figures in key roles; cameos are fine, but when they linger onstage too long I begin to notice the prosthetic noses and appliqué muttonchops.)”
“Points to Paul Giamatti for keeping his John Adams muttonchops all this time.”
“Anyway, awesome work all around, especially with your muttonchops.”
“Invented in England during the early 1800s, the first friction matches were aptly named Lucifers — they lit with a shower of sparks that could burn the muttonchops off a fellow smoker.”
“Along with the more famous styles of facial hair around at the time—goatee, muttonchops, Franz Josef, etc.—there were plenty of unusual types, such as the hulihee, French fork, chin curtain and a la Souvarov.”
“After his ripe turn in Robert Redford's The Conspirator, Danny Huston is set to don the muttonchops once again to play the man who invented the look, General Ambrose Burnside.”
“He can hide behind his muttonchops, and no one would be the wiser.”
“Here's a pre-muttonchops Isaac Asimov explaining his now-famous Three Laws of Robotics.”
“I'm not saying the muttonchops were responsible, exactly.”
“Gooch, with his gigantic head rocking Wolverine muttonchops, was again a just-mobile-enough rock in the defense.”
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words that describe facial hair,
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This'll include any number of strange phenomena...things that boggle the mind, perhaps. Vague? Yes. Do I care? No.
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