Translation of "whisker" - English-French dictionary


noun /ˈwiskə/

(usually in plural ) one of the long hairs between the nose and the mouth of a cat etc.


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.

(Translation of “whisker” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)