Spanish translation of 'whisker'
[of animal] bigote m
(= hair) pelo m
whiskers (Zoology) bigotes mpl; (= side whiskers) patillas fpl; (= beard) barba f sing; (= moustache) bigote(s) m (pl)
▪ idiom: by a whisker por un pelo
▪ idiom: within a whisker of
he was within a whisker of falling down le faltó un pelo para caer ⧫ faltó un pelo para que cayera
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Example Sentences Including 'whisker'
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He was a real old-fashioned man with whiskers, a tall hat and a big old cape.Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)
Against It is growing whiskers now and is being eclipsed by younger and better rivals.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But I haven't caught a whisker of her man.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
I'm not saying we should all grow whiskers, but there is such a thing as growing old with decorum.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Look the cat 's whiskers.The Sun (2013)
Oh my ears and whiskers, no!Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Pet lovers will think this is the cat 's whiskers - a pendant with a pic of their kitty.The Sun (2016)
She still looks the cat 's whiskers though.The Sun (2011)
This film is the cat 's whiskers.The Sun (2014)
Winter is just a whisker away.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
With his big whiskers and fluffy moustache, he looks as if he might have a chance at best of breed himself.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We were a gnat's whisker away from winning.The Sun (2016)
We used to park next to each other and thought we were the cat 's whiskers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
A lord mayor's chauffeur is just a few whiskers away from becoming a world moustache champion.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
AS jobs go, it was the cat 's whiskers.The Sun (2008)
And the job they did turned out to be the cat 's whiskers.The Sun (2006)
But does he look the cat 's whisker - or like something it dragged in?The Sun (2006)
Next month's drive urges fellas to grow whiskers to raise cancer awareness.The Sun (2013)
We were a whisker from death.The Sun (2009)
The heavily indebted football club has struggled on and off the pitch since the American duo took control and is a whisker away from bankruptcy.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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'whisker' in Other Languages
British English: whisker NOUN
The whiskers of an animal such as a cat or a mouse are the long stiff hairs that grow near its mouth.
Translation of whisker from the Collins English to Spanish
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