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adj. jowl·i·er, jowl·i·est
Having heavy or sagging jowls.

jowl′i·ness n.


adj, -lier or -liest
(of a person) having fat cheeks which hang down towards the jaw


(ˈdʒaʊ li; sometimes ˈdʒoʊ-)

adj. jowl•i•er, jowl•i•est.
having prominent jowls.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jowly - having sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lower jaw
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"


[ˈdʒaʊlɪ] ADJde mejillas caídas


adj to be jowlyHängebacken haben
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