from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mustache, especially a luxuriant one.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mustache, especially a large or lush one.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mustache.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as mustache.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large bushy moustache (with hair growing sometimes down the sides of the mouth)
Does the plural form of mustachio refer to each group of whiskers on each side of the upper lip?
He was a distinguished-looking man with a long, waxed mustachio.
Maybe his thin mustachio grows in a little too ginger for your taste.
It would work better if I could twirl a mustachio at the same time, but people will catch my drift…
The Arabs say “ruddy of mustachio, blue of eye and black of heart.”
He had little hair on the cheeks but a long mustachio with reddish ends.
Once there, compliment him on his exquisite mustachio.
He took a little slim white hand and laid it down on his brown palm, where it looked all the whiter: he cleared the grizzled mustachio from his mouth, and stooping down he kissed the little white hand with a great deal of grace and dignity.
Colonel arriving, Ethel ran up to him and thanked him for the beautiful watch, in return for which she gave him a kiss, which, I dare say, amply repaid Colonel Newcome; and shortly after him Mr. Clive arrived, looking uncommonly handsome, with that smart little beard and mustachio with which nature had recently gifted him.
His face, greatly sunburnt, was more than half hidden by whisker and mustachio.