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jowl·y

 (jou′lē)
adj. jowl·i·er, jowl·i·est
Having heavy or sagging jowls.

jowl′i·ness n.
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jowly

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

(ˈdʒaʊ li; sometimes ˈdʒoʊ-)

adj. jowl•i•er, jowl•i•est.
having prominent jowls.
[1870–75]
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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"
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Translations

jowly

[ˈdʒaʊlɪ] ADJde mejillas caídas
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jowly

adj to be jowlyHängebacken haben
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The picture we publish today, which is a few years old, shows a rather jowlier figure than the tall, trim 61-year-old I knew.
The haggard, brooding man is really haggard; the woman leaning over him, though bearing a distinct resemblance to the first, is jowlier, her robe's folds revealing her body to be slightly lumpier.
Of course, he's 25 years older and at least 25pounds jowlier but the memory of the school craze for home-made badges proclaiming 'I love Danny' lives with me still.