from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A long curved mustache resembling the curved ends of a handlebar.
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- n. Alternative spelling of handlebar moustache.
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A MAN WITH an enormous handlebar mustache and an even more enormous potbelly and a pipe between his lips was staring at the girl who had so unexpectedly appeared in his office.
Here, for example, is his description of the CIA station chief in Budapest, Geza Katona: He is second generation Hungarian-American, of medium build and with a Hungarian-style handlebar mustache he grew when he arrived here.