double chin

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of double chin

: a fleshy or fatty fold under the chin
  • He has a spiky crew cut from the 50's over a jowly face, a double chin and a thick neck.
  • —Pat Jordan

double-chinned

play \ˌdə-bəl-ˈchind\ adjective
    • At last the merchants came, some striding down King Street, rosy-faced, double-chinned, known and greeted by everyone …
    • —Esther Forbes

First Known Use of double chin

1521

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double chin

noun

medical Definition of double chin

: a fleshy or fatty fold under the chin

double-chinned

play \-ˈchind\ adjective

Learn More about double chin

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of double chin


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