[ jou-lee, joh- ]

adjective,jowl·i·er, jowl·i·est.
  1. having prominent jowls.

Origin of jowly

First recorded in 1870–75; jowl1 + -y1

Words Nearby jowly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use jowly in a sentence

  • By midnight, or a little later, Moro Trimmul and the rest of the veterans will be in the woods near jowly, around the camp.

    Tara | Philip Meadows Taylor
  • Of the fifteen hundred gallant cavaliers who had ridden that morning from the camp at jowly, they were the only survivors.

    Tara | Philip Meadows Taylor
  • Did any one suspect us when we sang ballads in the ambush at jowly, and found out what Moro Trimmul wanted to do?

    Tara | Philip Meadows Taylor
  • At the hall entrance he encountered Leonard's huntsman, an impertinent, bony, jowly loafer whom he had never been able to endure.

    The Poor Plutocrats | Maurus Jkai
  • The sunken orbits of the fat man turned from one to another, his jowly cheeks flapping.

    With Wellington in Spain | F. S. Brereton