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 Dictionary entry overview: What does moustache mean? 

  The noun MOUSTACHE has 1 sense:

1. an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip

  Familiarity information: MOUSTACHE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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An unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip

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Nouns denoting body parts


moustache; mustache

Context example:

he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache

Hypernyms ("moustache" is a kind of...):

hair (a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "moustache"):

soup-strainer; toothbrush (slang for a mustache)

handle-bars; moustachio; mustachio (a large bushy moustache (with hair growing sometimes down the sides of the mouth))

walrus moustache; walrus mustache (a bushy droopy mustache)

Holonyms ("moustache" is a part of...):

beard; face fungus; whiskers (the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face)

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