follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

chin strap

noun
1.
a strap attached to a hat for passing under the chin of the wearer.
2.
a strap to support the chin in cosmetic facial treatment.
3.
a strap on a bridle or halter that joins the throatlatch and noseband.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for chin strap
  • She carries the helmet by its tough plastic chin strap and as she runs along, it bangs against her bare leg.
  • Tighten the chin strap and consider how the helmet feels.
  • Before buckling the chin strap, have children shake their head from side to side.
  • Make sure that the chin strap fits around your ear and under your chin snugly and comfortably.
  • For a helmet to provide protection during impact, it must have a chin strap and buckle that will stay securely fastened.
  • Always ensure a proper fit by tightening the chin strap to keep the helmet from slipping.
  • The chin strap must secure the helmet so it will stay on your head in a collision.
  • Make sure the helmet is comfortable and snug-keep it level on your head and keep the chin strap buckled and secure.
  • Make sure the chin strap fits securely and that the buckle stays fastened.
  • It has a chin strap with snaps and is designed so that it can be worn three different ways.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for chin strap

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for chin

9
10
Scrabble Words With Friends