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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A single hair of a beard. Also: Any of the long, stiff hairs on the upper lip of a cat, rat, etc.

Usage examples (37)
  • After the fight, a single whisker was left on the face of the cat.
  • They lost the election by a whisker
  • Each AMouse whisker is plugged directly into a capacitor microphone at the front of the robot.
  • Actually, the usual word whisker attributed to Canadians is: for more
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