Definition of “whisker” - English Dictionary

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“whisker” in British English

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whiskernoun

uk /ˈwɪs.kər/ us /ˈwɪs.kɚ/

[ C ] any of the long, stiff hairs growing on the face of a cat, mouse, or other mammal:

He watched the cat cleaning the milk off her whiskers.
whiskers [ plural ] old-fashioned or humorous

the hair growing on a man's face, especially the sides and/or the lower part

(Definition of “whisker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“whisker” in American English

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whiskernoun [ C ]

us /ˈhwɪs·kər, ˈwɪs-/

one of the long, stiff hairs that grow near the mouth of a cat, mouse, or other mammal:

The cat carefully cleaned the milk off its whiskers.

(Definition of “whisker” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)