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