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lantern-jawed

[ lan-tern-jawd ]
/ ˈlæn tərnˌdʒɔd /
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adjective
having a lantern jaw.
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Origin of lantern-jawed

First recorded in 1690–1700
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British Dictionary definitions for lantern-jawed

lantern-jawed

adjective
having a long hollow jaw that gives the face a drawn appearance
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