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lantern jaw

n.
1. A lower jaw that protrudes beyond the upper jaw.
2. A long, thin jaw that gives the face a gaunt appearance.

lan′tern-jawed′ (-jôd′) adj.
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lantern-jawed

adj
(Anatomy) having a long hollow jaw that gives the face a drawn appearance
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lantern-jawed - having a protruding jaw giving the face a gaunt appearance
hypognathous, prognathic, prognathous - having a projecting lower jaw
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Translations

lantern-jawed

[ˈlæntənˈdʒɔːd] ADJchupado de cara
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lantern-jawed

[ˈlæntənˌdʒɔːd] adjcon il volto affilato e incavato
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