Definition of muttonchops in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmətnˌCHäps/
(also muttonchop whiskers)


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The whiskers on a man’s cheek when shaped like a meat chop, narrow at the top and broad and rounded at the bottom.
Example sentences
  • And when you look at historic pictures, guys had mutton chops, mustaches, beards.
  • In the good old days, mutton chops were both a cut of meat and a style of whiskery adornment.
  • It wasn't only the wig, they'd put on the mutton chops as well, and the costume.

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Syllabification: mut·ton·chops

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