burnside vs sideburn what difference

what is difference between burnside and sideburn

English

Etymology

From Ambrose Burnside

Noun

burnside (plural burnsides)

  1. (especially in plural) A moustache, with whiskers on the cheeks but with no beard on the chin

Usage notes

This was later reformed as sideburn, see there.

Anagrams

  • Burdines, Rubenids, sideburn


English

Etymology 1

An anagram of burnside, named after General Ambrose Burnside.

Noun

sideburn (plural sideburns)

  1. singular of sideburns
    His left sideburn was longer than the other one.
Translations

Etymology 2

side +‎ burn

Noun

sideburn (uncountable)

  1. (Britain, smoking) The unwanted rapid burning down one side of a cigarette that has been ineptly rolled.

References

  • “sideburn”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

Anagrams

  • Burdines, Burnside, Rubenids, burnside

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