Translation of "whisker" - English-German dictionary


noun /ˈwiskə/

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

das Schnurrbarthaar

in plural a man’s moustache, beard and/or sideburns.

der Backenbart
whiskered adjective ( whiskery)

mit Backenbart, Schnurrbarthaaren
miss etc by a whisker

to manage only barely to miss etc

um ein Haar verpassen etc
He had a lucky escape as the bullet missed him by a whisker.

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