- a strap attached to a hat for passing under the chin of the wearer.
- a strap to support the chin in cosmetic facial treatment.
- a strap on a bridle or halter that joins the throatlatch and noseband.
Origin of chin strap
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for chinstrap
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January 3, 2014