double chin


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double chin

n.
A fold of fatty flesh beneath the chin.
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double chin

n
a fold of fat under the chin
ˌdouble-ˈchinned adj
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dou′ble chin′


n.
a fold of fat beneath the chin.
[1825–35]
dou′ble-chinned′, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.double chin - a fold of fatty tissue under the chindouble chin - a fold of fatty tissue under the chin
chin, mentum - the protruding part of the lower jaw
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Translations
kaksoisleuka

double chin

ndoppio mento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
He is an exceedingly puffy little old gentleman, with big circular eyes and a huge double chin. His dress resembles that of the boys -- and I need say nothing farther about it.
The looker-on was a round, red-faced, sturdy yeoman, with a double chin, and a voice husky with good living, good sleeping, good humour, and good health.
'Hear!' cried a gentleman with a double chin, as Mr Bonney presented himself.
Vast in bulk and stature, with a long white face, which, broadened at the base by a big double chin, appeared egg-shaped in the fringe of thin greyish whisker, the great personage seemed an expanding man.
She had twinkly little screwed up eyes, a double chin, and a short turned up nose.
That,' repeated Mrs Gowan, furling her green fan for the moment, and tapping her chin with it (it was on the way to being a double chin; might be called a chin and a half at present), 'that's all!
Larkins (a gruff old gentleman with a double chin, and one of his eyes immovable in his head) is fraught with interest to me.
Soon after "Uncle's" reappearance the door was opened, evidently from the sound by a barefooted girl, and a stout, rosy, good-looking woman of about forty, with a double chin and full red lips, entered carrying a large loaded tray.
But youth quickly adapts itself to changed conditions; in a few weeks it seemed as if the Story Girl had always been living at Uncle Alec's, and as if Uncle Roger had always had a fat, jolly housekeeper with a double chin and little, twinkling blue eyes.
Her double chin was dimpled, and her teeth were marvels of whiteness and regularity.
Her colorless face, with its double chin, looked out from under a round plaited cap, which made her look paler than she really was.
There, however, stood the old waiter at the door, in the same greasy black suit, with the same double chin and flaccid face, with the same huge bunch of seals at his fob, rattling his money in his pockets as before, and receiving the Major as if he had gone away only a week ago.