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Etymology 1Edit

An anagram of burnside, named after General Ambrose Burnside.

NounEdit

sideburn (plural sideburns)

  1. singular of sideburns
    • His left sideburn was longer than the other one.
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Etymology 2Edit

side +‎ burn

NounEdit

sideburn (uncountable)

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

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