having whiskers; bearded.
ancient, as a witticism, expression, etc.; passé; hoary:
a bewhiskered catchword of a bygone era.
At the bar of the place Bill found a rough, bewhiskered fellow, whom he drew aside.
Frank Merriwell’s Backers Burt L. Standish
It seemed ridiculous to call a strapping, curly-haired, bewhiskered, six-foot man “Tommy”!
The Story of the Rock R.M. Ballantyne
An old woman with her one precious possession saved—a bewhiskered goat—hears her, and crosses herself.
With the Doughboy in France Edward Hungerford
Next he noticed a bewhiskered, youthful-looking man, sitting at a roll-top desk, who regarded him curiously.
Martin Eden Jack London
One cannot mingle much in society here without meeting some bewhiskered, mysterious individual, who claims to be of noble birth.
Lights and Shadows of New York Life James D. McCabe
One of the most persistent of these was a black-browed, bewhiskered fellow named Tom Whiddon.
The Story of John Paul Jones Chelsea Curtis Fraser
The chief aviator wore a satisfied smile on his bewhiskered countenance.
Our Young Aeroplane Scouts in Germany Horace Porter
The proprietor was summoned and a whispered conversation ensued between him and a bewhiskered old man three tables away.
A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium Hugh Gibson
Although he was haggard and bewhiskered, his eyes had that look in them that Janice so clearly remembered.
Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
A fat, bewhiskered kitten, looking as if it were cut out of black velvet, was dozing on the window sill.
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 Lucy Maud Montgomery
having whiskers on the cheeks
Thomas, 1753–1828, English wood engraver. Historical Examples The series was illustrated with the early and prentice work of the Bewick School. Banbury Chap Books Edwin Pearson Bewick mentions an instance which shows the extraordinary sagacity of these dogs. Anecdotes of Dogs Edward Jesse All Bewick’s simplicity is in that; but none of Bewick’s understanding. Ariadne […]
- Bewick’s swan
a tundra swan subspecies, Cygnus columbianus bewickii, of Eurasia, having white plumage, black legs, and a yellow patch on a black bill. noun a white Old World swan, Cygnus bewickii, having a black bill with a small yellow base
to confuse or puzzle completely; perplex: These shifting attitudes bewilder me. Contemporary Examples A purse can impress and intimidate, bewilder, berate, or amuse. The Language of Margaret Thatcher’s Handbags Robin Givhan April 7, 2013 Historical Examples Every now and then he did bewilder her by flights of thought which she found herself incapable of following. […]
completely puzzled or confused; perplexed. to confuse or puzzle completely; perplex: These shifting attitudes bewilder me. Contemporary Examples Instead of penalizing Haller he let the goal stand, to the bewildered fury of all England. England’s Misery Harold Evans June 26, 2010 He tells the bewildered Narnians: ‘I’m so very old: hundreds and hundreds of years […]