chin strap


noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. chin cough,
  2. chin hills,
  3. chin muscle,
  4. chin music,
  5. chin rest,
  6. chin-chin,
  7. chin-chou,
  8. chin-hsien,
  9. chin-strap,
  10. chin-up

Origin of chin strap

First recorded in 1865–70

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