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double chin

a fold of fat beneath the chin.
Origin of double chin
First recorded in 1825-35
Related forms
double-chinned, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He had a double chin and a smile which was apologetic but ingratiating.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • This Gretchen is probably a tippler, with a red nose and double chin.

    Gretchen Mary J. Holmes
  • No one could say what recent ruin of a double chin might not be lurking there.

    Indian Summer William D. Howells
  • Physically, she has acquired a double chin, like a well-fed priest.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • She not only had a double chin, she seemed to be doubled all over.

    The Pastor's Wife Elizabeth von Arnim
  • How she had changed from the days when she had a double chin!

    My Little Sister Elizabeth Robins
  • There is nothing so hideous as a pretty woman with a double chin.

  • He sometimes pulls back his head so that he has a double chin.

    Peeps at People Robert Cortes Holliday
British Dictionary definitions for double chin

double chin

a fold of fat under the chin
Derived Forms
double-chinned, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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