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  • adj. Having sideburns.


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sideburn +‎ -ed


  • It is sung, played, and written for the most part by cretinous goons, and by means of its almost imbecilic reiteration, and sly, lewd—in plain fact, dirty—lyrics . . . it manages to be the martial music of every sideburned delinquent on the face of the earth.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Vaughters, a sideburned oenophile with Wes Anderson's wardrobe and Robert Parker's nose, has emerged as a leader in the sport, and his quirky team is now easily among the elite squads in the world.

    A Tour That Was Hard to Ignore

  • A photograph of Beatle John — sideburned, mustachioed, and bespectacled — sitting cross-legged in our living room in the same spot where Zillah now stands.

    John Lennon Slept Here (Or Was It Ringo?)

  • The sideburned man produced a folded slip of paper and gave an impatient huff.

    Diagnosis: American

  • It occurred to me that this would not have happened had she been from a country where English was not her language, and that these schoolgirls might not be giggling so loudly if the sideburned man had been Russian or Spanish or German.

    Diagnosis: American

  • Mr. Schleck, a sideburned 25-year-old, hardly sounds shy when assessing his chances.

    With Armstrong Quiet, Schleck Talks Big

  • Older than the others, sideburned and pudgy, he was the only necktie wearer in the room apart from Pender.


  • Now that that Ice Bitch, Betty Draper, is out of the way, I look forward to watching a newly sideburned Don Draper sit on a carpet inside his sure-to-be-cool bachelor pad and play Beatles records to his attentive kids.

    Matthew Weiner Talks Mad Men Finale. An Update On His Film You Are Here. Plus, an Essay on Season Three | /Film

  • And remember to have your say in the comments section - are there any CoffeeHousers who rate the artfully-sideburned one?!

    Purnell: the next Labour leader?

  • Doctor Crossbow would know better than me, but wasn't the Elvis of '68 Comeback pretty much the same size as the younger Elvis, just more tanned and sideburned?

    Long Live the King


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