whisker
1. [ verb ] furnish with whiskers
Synonyms: bewhisker
Examples:

"a whiskered jersey"

Related terms: supply
2. [ noun ] a very small distance or space
Synonyms: hairbreadth hair hairsbreadth hair's-breadth
Examples:

"they escaped by a hair's-breadth" "they lost the election by a whisker"

Related terms: small_indefinite_quantity
3. [ noun ] (zoology) a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
Synonyms: sensory_hair vibrissa
Related terms: hair bewhisker
Similar spelling:   whiskery
  whicker
  whacker