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Spanish translation of “whisker”

whisker

noun /ˈwiskə/
(usually in plural ) one of the long hairs between the nose and the mouth of a cat etc.
bigotes
in plural a man’s moustache, beard and/or sideburns.
bigote, patillas, barba
whiskered adjective ( whiskery)
barbudo
miss etc by a whisker to manage only barely to miss etc
por los pelos
He had a lucky escape as the bullet missed him by a whisker.
(Definition of whisker from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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