mutton-chop whiskers

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English[edit]

Image number 5 is an example of mutton-chop whiskers

Etymology[edit]

From the shape of a muttonchop

Noun[edit]

mutton-chop whiskers (uncountable)

  1. sideburns that are narrow near the ear and broad and rounded near the chin
    • 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 12,
      To judge from the photos Gerald's hippy phase had reached its counter-cultural extreme in a pair of mutton-chop whiskers and a floral tie.