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English definition of “whisker”

whisker

noun     /ˈwɪs.kər/ US  /-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.The skin, hair and bone of non-human animals whiskers [plural] old-fashioned or humorous the hair growing on a man's face , especially the sides and/or the lower part Hair
(Definition of whisker noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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