jowly

adjective \ ˈjau̇-lē , sometimes ˈjō- \

Definition of jowly

jowlier; jowliest
:having marked jowls :having full or saggy flesh about the lower cheeks and jaw area
  • elderly man with a disillusioned jowly face
  • —John Dos Passos

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circa 1873


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