Definition of 'whisker'
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We were a gnat's whisker away from winning. The Sun (2016)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)Pet lovers will think this is the cat 's whiskers - a pendant with a pic of their kitty. The Sun (2016)We were a whisker from death. The Sun (2009)Winter is just a whisker away. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Oh my ears and whiskers, no! Times, Sunday Times (2010)Next month's drive urges fellas to grow whiskers to raise cancer awareness. The Sun (2013)Against It is growing whiskers now and is being eclipsed by younger and better rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We used to park next to each other and thought we were the cat 's whiskers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This film is the cat 's whiskers. The Sun (2014)She still looks the cat 's whiskers though. The Sun (2011)And the job they did turned out to be the cat 's whiskers. The Sun (2006)A lord mayor's chauffeur is just a few whiskers away from becoming a world moustache champion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)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)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)Look the cat 's whiskers. The Sun (2013)But does he look the cat 's whisker - or like something it dragged in? The Sun (2006)But I haven't caught a whisker of her man. Times, Sunday Times (2012)AS jobs go, it was the cat 's whiskers. The Sun (2008)I'm not saying we should all grow whiskers, but there is such a thing as growing old with decorum. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'whisker'
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.
Definition of whisker from the Collins English Dictionary
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