Right up to the last, when her boxes were packed, she was 'playing' the chinless curate.
It was inevitable that his character should become as chinless as his face.
"That won't make me bust out cryin', chinless," called the spotter derisively.
Not a big chin like the one in the picture of Bridget's first husband, the prize-fighter; nor a chinless chin like Ethel's.
She's a vague, chinless, pale-eyed creature, who talks through her nose and breathes through her mouth.
Like all trailmen he had the chinless face and lobeless ears, the heavy-haired body which looked slightly less than human.
"Take it over," said the chinless boy, who was a sport if nothing else.
It was upon that vision known to earth as Amanthus this monocled, British, chinless person was gazing.
The thing was chinless, and its small, foreheadless head surrounded its colossal body like a cannon ball on a hill top.
“Excitement always makes me hungry,” sighed Mabel to one of the chinless youths who was daintily munching a long dill pickle.
Old English cin, cinn "chin" (but in some compounds suggesting an older, broader sense of "jawbone"); a general Germanic word (cf. Old Saxon and Old High German kinni; Old Norse kinn; German Kinn "chin;" Gothic kinnus "cheek"), from PIE root *genu- "chin, jawbone" (cf. Sanskrit hanuh, Avestan zanu- "chin;" Armenian cnawt "jawbone, cheek;" Lithuanian žándas "jawbone;" Greek genus "lower jaw," geneion "chin;" Old Irish gin "mouth," Welsh gen "jawbone, chin").
1590s, "to press (affectionately) chin to chin," from chin (n.). Meaning "to bring to the chin" (of a fiddle) is from 1869. Slang meaning "talk, gossip" is from 1883, American English. Related: Chinned; chinning. Athletic sense of "raise one's chin over" (a raised bar, for exercise) is from 1880s.
The prominence formed by the anterior projection of the lower jaw.