have whisker

have grown whiskers

To be old, as of a story or joke. No one laughed at your story because it had grown whiskers by then.
See also: grown, have, whisker

have whiskers

To be old, as of a story or joke. No one laughed at your story because it had whiskers by then.
See also: have, whisker

have (or have grown) whisker

s (especially of a story) be very old. informal
See also: have, whisker
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Many other animals, from cats and dogs to bats and walruses, also have whiskers.
Shaq responded with a right forearm that caught Bynum where someday he'll have whiskers.
Why do some animals have whiskers and others don't?