Mr. Whiskers

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Mr. Whiskers

The government of the United States of America. A reference to "Uncle Sam," a personification of the United States or its government that is typically shown to be an older man with a long grey goatee wearing the stars and stripes of the American flag on his clothes and top hat. I don't own a cell phone, and I try not to use a computer if I can help it—don't want Mr. Whiskers watching and listening to everything I do. I suggest you pay your taxes on time and in full, unless you want old Mr. Whiskers knocking on your door in the future.
See also: Whisker

Mr. Whiskers

and Uncle Whiskers and whiskers (man)
n. a federal agent. (Underworld. From the whiskers of Uncle Sam.) Mr. Whiskers is trying to get me to pay tax on those few bucks. If Uncle Whiskers finds out what you’re doing, you’re done for.
See also: Whisker

whiskers man

verb
See also: man, whisker
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