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double chin

a fold of fat beneath the chin.
Origin of double chin
Related forms
double-chinned, adjective Unabridged
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  • He had a double chin and a smile which was apologetic but ingratiating.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • She not only had a double chin, she seemed to be doubled all over.

    The Pastor's Wife Elizabeth von Arnim
  • The tenor, who had not been recalled, looked cross and made a movement of his double chin that suggested bridling.

    The Woman With The Fan Robert Hichens
  • How she had changed from the days when she had a double chin!

    My Little Sister Elizabeth Robins
  • He was a large, rather heavy-looking man, with a clean-shaven face and a double chin.

    The Wonderful Visit Herbert George Wells
  • She's fifty if she's a day, weighs a hundred and ninety and has a—a double chin.

    Bought and Paid For Arthur Hornblow
  • He was a stout man with a double chin and a weighty manner; honest, but slow, and the spokesman of the more wealthy burghers.

    The Long Night Stanley Weyman
  • This Prioress was a short little person, round and white, with a double chin, and a complexion at once fresh and placid.

British Dictionary definitions for double chin

double chin

a fold of fat under the chin
Derived Forms
double-chinned, adjective
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