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chinless wonder

n
informal Brit a person, esp an upper-class one, lacking strength of character
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the squabbling chinless wonders who share Longleat House with the lions.
Thatcher and her henchmen are not dead, they live on in the present set of privileged, uncaring and unpatriotic chinless wonders.
Where everyone wanted to be seen, from the check-out girls to the chinless wonders, from the yuppies to the lads tittering at the names of some of the cocktails
Where everyone wanted to be seen, from the local check-out girls to the chinless wonders, from the yuppies to the local lads tittering at the thought of a 'long comfortable screw'.
It was the chinless wonders from the playing fields of Eton - Blunt, Burgess, Maclean - who went on to betray the country.
Can I assure her that us beardies are not all chinless wonders.
But you won't get any of that at the Crucible this week, just po-faced, chinless wonders sipping mineral water.
I AM amazed at the large number of people who really did not think that the chinless wonders who now govern our country would screw the working classes for everything they could in the name of the world recession.
Setting Suzi aside, it never ceases to amaze me when guys have to dress like a funeral director to appease the chinless wonders who run Royal Ascot.
I haven't seen such a rapid exodus of chinless wonders since the Delta Two bid for JS collapsed last year.
The pomposity and rubbish music had put off many people and the sight of lots of chinless wonders waving the Union Jack was offensive to our multi-culti brothers.