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Synonyms for whisker
ˈʰwɪs kər, ˈwɪs-whisker

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, hair, whiskernoun

    a very small distance or space

    "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"

    Synonyms:
    hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, vibrissa, fuzz, haircloth, sensory hair, hair, tomentum, pilus

  2. whisker, vibrissa, sensory hairverb

    a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat

    Synonyms:
    vibrissa, hairsbreadth, hair's-breadth, hair, sensory hair

  3. bewhisker, whiskerverb

    furnish with whiskers

    "a whiskered jersey"

    Synonyms:
    bewhisker

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  1. List of paraphrases for "whisker":

    mustache, moustache, bamboo

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  1. Siddharth Astir:

    Success is when you have stretched your limits even by a whisker...

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Translations for whisker

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  • bigoti, vibrissaCatalan, Valencian
  • fous, vousCzech
  • hårsbredde, knurhårDanish
  • Vibrisse, Haaresbreite, Barthaar, SchnurrhaarGerman
  • vibrisa, bigoteSpanish
  • parta, leukaparta, hiuskarva, partakarva, viiksikarvaFinnish
  • moustache, vibrisse, poil de barbe, d’un poil, de justesse, favorisFrench
  • favoriti, basetta, fedine, baffo, pelo, vibrissa, basettoniItalian
  • 洞毛Japanese
  • vibrissa, saetaLatin
  • kumikumiMāori
  • baardhaar, ei zo na, snor, bakkebaarden, op een haar naDutch
  • wibrys, wibrysyPolish
  • fio, bigode, costeleta, suíça, peloPortuguese
  • vibrisă, mustață, firRomanian
  • волос, рукой подать, вибрисса, в двух шагах, усы, бакенбардыRussian
  • длака, бркSerbo-Croatian
  • chlp, fúz, bokombrady, o chlpSlovak
  • morrhår, hårsmånSwedish
  • râu riaVietnamese

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