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double chin

  1. a fold of fat beneath the chin.
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Origin of double chin

First recorded in 1825–35
Related formsdou·ble-chinned, adjective
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Examples from the Web for double chin

Historical Examples

  • Her chin, which was what is called a double-chin, was so fat that it entirely swallowed up the strings of her bonnet, bow and all.

    The Personal History of David Copperfield 

    Charles Dickens

British Dictionary definitions for double chin

double chin

  1. a fold of fat under the chin
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Derived Formsdouble-chinned, adjective
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