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.

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No, Reid isn't blessed with Madden's chiselled jawline — but really, who is? Samantha Sasso, refinery29.com, "How Richard Madden Went From Robb Stark To John Reid In Rocketman," 5 June 2019 In the video, Jolie is seen rolling around in silky sheets, smiling and showing off her incredible jawline. Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY, "Watch Angelina Jolie's sexy new perfume commercial," 2 Aug. 2019 Your jawline isn’t going to magically improve a lot, but the bones in your face will be used to more pressure and that is going to help them not degrade as fast. Shalwah Evans, Essence, "Researchers May Have Found The Culprit Behind Black People's Fountain Of Youth," 24 July 2019 Rivas hopes to achieve a sharper jawline and a more androgynous physique without overtly masculine features like facial hair. NBC News, "Neither male nor female: Why some nonbinary people are 'microdosing' hormones," 13 July 2019 Think about where there would be a break or hole in the natural jawline, and then color it in with your black paint. Blake Bakkila, Good Housekeeping, "This Skeleton Face Paint Tutorial Is Actually Easier Than You Think," 18 June 2019 Because your neck tends to be lighter in tone than your face, blend your foundation beyond your jawline for a natural, seamless finish. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, "How to Apply Foundation That Makes You Look Younger," 17 Oct. 2017 Consider your jawline and face shape when picking hair length and layers. Amy Marturana, SELF, "17 Styling Tricks Women with Fine, Flat Hair Need to Know," 21 Dec. 2018 It's angled perfectly to contour your nose and jawline. $6 (Shop Now). Stephanie Saltzman, Allure, "18 Reasons Every Beauty Lover Should Shop at Target," 1 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of jawline

1924, in the meaning defined above

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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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