glass jaw


noun

a person's jaw, especially that of a boxer, that is vulnerable to even a light blow.

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Origin of glass jaw

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for glass jaw

glass jaw

noun

boxing informal a jaw that is excessively fragile or susceptible to punches
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