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French translation of “whisker”

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whisker

noun /ˈwiskə/
(usually in plural ) one of the long hairs between the nose and the mouth of a cat etc.
moustaches
in plural a man’s moustache, beard and/or sideburns.
barbe, moustaches, favoris
whiskered adjective ( whiskery)
à barbe/moustache/favoris
miss etc by a whisker to manage only barely to miss etc
manquer d’un poil
He had a lucky escape as the bullet missed him by a whisker.
Translations of “whisker”
in Korean 거품을 내다…
in Arabic شارِب (لِلحَيَوان)…
in Italian baffo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (貓、鼠等動物的)鬚…
in Russian ус…
in Turkish bıyık, kedi bıyığı…
in Polish wąs…
in Spanish bigotes, bigote, patillas…
in Portuguese bigode (de animal)…
in German das Schnurrbarthaar, der Backenbart…
in Catalan bigoti…
in Japanese (ネコなどの)ひげ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (猫、鼠等动物的)须…
(Definition of whisker from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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