jaw·​line | \ ˈjȯ-ˌlīn How to pronounce jawline (audio) \

Definition of jawline

: the outline of the lower jaw

Examples of jawline in a Sentence

He has a strong jawline.
Recent Examples on the Web Apply a test patch to your jawline first and let sit 24 hours. Jessica Teich, Good Housekeeping, "The Skincare Dictionary: Every Ingredient Explained," 2 Oct. 2020 Unlike other trim levels, the R-Line's unique jawline has a sportier flair thanks to large air intakes on either side of the lower grille. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, "The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Satisfies the Brady Bunches of America and Bolsters VW's Bottom Line," 15 May 2020 Upon Don Shula’s death Monday at 90, the Miami Dolphins’ owner said if the NFL ever got around to a Mount Rushmore of its own, a jawline familiar to Florida residents would figure prominently in the lineup. Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, "Who’s on the NFL’s coaching Mount Rushmore? The answer goes beyond numbers," 5 May 2020 In the same way that Farnaz massaged my face into order, Martyn used her tools to jolt my muscles into formation, working the microcurrent wand along my brows while electronic patches gently pulsed along my neck, jawline, and cheeks. Glamour, "We Tried the Best Methods for Getting Rid of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes," 30 Apr. 2019 When to See a Dermatologist If your list of skin concerns includes deep creases, hollow areas under eyes, under-eye bags that protrude enough to cast shadows, gauntness, a double chin, or a soft or jowly jawline, visit a dermatologist. Jennifer Goldstein, Marie Claire, "Skin Care Tips for Any Skin Type," 6 Jan. 2020 Solid shoulders that look good in a suit, jawline... Anonymous, refinery29.com, "The Date Who Tried To Arrange A Hook-Up, During Our Date," 18 Feb. 2020 In other words, dimples like Douglas', while left up to the mercy of genetics, have come and gone in popularity; the screen actor just happened to be born at the right time for his maximalist jawline to be in fashion. Jeva Lange, TheWeek, "Kirk Douglas was the best thing to ever happen to chins," 6 Feb. 2020 This night, however, Bryant sat back in his chair, his jawline soft, and talked of something like friendship with James. Michael Powell, New York Times, "Kobe Bryant Up Close: Ferocious and Flawed, Gruff and Gracious," 27 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of jawline

1924, in the meaning defined above

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14 Oct 2020

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“Jawline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jawline. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of jawline

: the line of the face formed by the lower jaw : the bottom edge of a person's face

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