Other Names and Synonyms for "Moustaches"

The etymology of the word Moustache (or Mustache) is a complicated one. The word "moustache" derives from 16th century French moustache, which in turn is derived from the Italian mostaccio (14th century), dialectal mustaccio (16th century), from Medieval Latin mustacium (8th century), Medieval Greek μουστάκιον (moustakion), attested in the 9th century, which ultimately originates as a diminutive of Hellenistic Greek μύσταξ (mustax, mustak-), meaning "upper lip" or "facial hair", probably derived from Hellenistic Greek μύλλον (mullon), "lip."

But wherever the word moustache came from it has derived a lot of other names and synonyms as well. Here are some other names people give their moustaches:

Stache
Tache
Mo
Soup Strainer
Flavor Saver
Cookie Duster
Molestache
Dirt Squirrel
Pubestache
Best Friend
Face Furniture
Nose Neighbor
Lip Cap
Lip Hat
Lip Rug
Lip Spinach
Lip Toupée
Mouth Brow
Mouth Merkin
Smoke Filter
Snot Mop
Muzzy
Upper Lip Plumage
Misplaced Eyebrow
Mouser
Face Fungus
Mouth Brow

Don't forget to check my other posts on moustaches:

Great moustaches and moustache types
Women with moustaches
Lord-likely's extraordinary inter-active moustache
The trustworthiness of facial hair
Full body moustache
Moustaches and crime

6 comments:

  1. My favorite is "Upper Lip Plumage"...

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  2. Womb Broom
    Clit Tickler

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  3. Here's a link to 55 plus slang words for the stache: http://howtogrowamoustache.com/category/articles/55-slang-words-for-moustache/

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