Definitions

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  • adj. Having whiskers; bewhiskered.
  • adj. old

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having or wearing whiskers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having hair on the cheeks and chin

Etymologies

whisker +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Pop smells whiskery, like Listerine and aftershave and car engines, like the orange and blue Gulf Gas Station ring that keeps the key to the bunk house where more relatives live.

    Muslin

  • "Why, you whiskery old skunk, you ain't got the grit to shoot sour apples," was Billy's answer.

    CHAPTER IV

  • Eli and Mr. Grady shaved every morning, so she was used to whiskery water.

    Judge deveraux

  • As a last stroke of culinary inspiration he dotted the peanut butter with cheesy puffs he remembered the whiskery one had enjoyed before.

    Snap

  • We also got to see some sharks in a cooler, a couple of guys riding in the back of an open trunk, a lady with a very whiskery chin (but not quite a goatee), and half a dozen stray dogs.

    Searching For "She-roes" in Nicaragua

  • So in closing, this pair also puts young fresh and handsome and chiseled and whiskery faces on our brave and strong young men.

    Reader reviews of The Forever War by Dexter Filkins.

  • When she felt his whiskery cheek against her neck, she closed her eyes.

    Scarlet Nights

  • I picture his whiskery cheeks sprinkled with the white and gray hairs that he never seems to find with the razor, the way he used to look in his crossing guard uniform.

    Vivian Rising

  • I press the button to save the message, and then I slump on my bed, still wearing my parka, grubby from the site and with my chin all unshaven and whiskery with stitches, and hold my pillow against my head and yell into it until my stomach hurts and my throat and my eyes.

    The Other Side of Dark

  • Kip! he repeated, pointing to his whiskery throat.

    The Search For WondLa

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