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  • adj. Having moustache.


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  • This show of her prints includes vividly coloured linocuts of Noah's ark, comically moustached spaniels, cats lost in fishy reveries, and swans gliding beneath blushing pink skies.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Clam was Nelson's partner, and he was a fine, brave, handsome, moustached man of thirty -- everything, in short, that his nickname did not connote.

    Chapter 9

  • And his father he saw, large, big-moustached and deep-chested, kindly above all men, who loved all men and whose heart was so large that there was love to overflowing still left for the mother and the little muchacho playing in the corner of the patio.

    The Mexican

  • He called Dominick, a young moustached Italian, to see the sight.

    Chapter 4

  • Or the behaviour of the council's handlebar-moustached leader, Roy Bullock, whose attempts to "keep the natives happy" have merely resulted in him being accosted by them in Sainsbury's?

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • Devised by a moustached ex-doctor, Mike Wozniak, and stooping stand-up and cartoonist Henry Paker, the show is ostensibly a sort-of thriller about a search for a missing scientist.

    This week's new comedy

  • Probably no historical image would be harder to dislodge from the collective memory than that of the teak-headed, red-faced, white-moustached general, his tactics derived from long-ago cavalry maneuvers, sitting in a château headquarters well behind the lines as he orders waves of infantry across minefields and through barbed wire, forcing them like the Light Brigade itself “into the jaws of death, into the mouth of hell,” and into the waiting German machine guns.

    The Pity of War

  • This work made the teak-headed, red-faced, white-moustached version into something practically unchallengeable for the first generation that had no memory of the conflict itself.

    The Pity of War

  • At 10 o'clock yesterday morning, I was nestled into the deep plush of a velvet sofa three floors above Bond Street with a moustached architect dressed head to toe in eyewateringly tight black leather.

    Welcome to the house of Vuitton

  • He is a hard-working, hard-campaigning politician, with the perky, moustached face of a former student politician who never got over being senior class president.

    Phony Republicans, a New York Tradition, Live on in Steve Levy


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