underhung

adjective

Definition of underhung

  1. 1 of a lower jaw :  projecting beyond the upper jaw :  undershot

  2. 2 :  having an underhung jaw this poor creature, heavy-bodied, bowlegged and underhung — J. A. Thomson

  3. 3 :  suspended so that the point of support is beneath the load; specifically :  resting on a track at the bottom instead of being suspended from above underhung sliding door

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Origin and Etymology of underhung

1under + hung, past participle of hang


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