Translation of "whisker" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈwɪs·kər/ us /ˈhwɪs·kər/

one of the long, stiff hairs that grow around the mouths of animals such as cats


(Translation of “whisker” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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.

bigote, patillas, barba
whiskered adjective ( whiskery)

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.

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