double chin

noun
a fold of fatty tissue under the chin
Syn: ↑buccula
Hypernyms: ↑chin, ↑mentum

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noun, pl ⋯ chins [count]
: a fold of fat that some people have under their chin and that looks like a second chin

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ˌdouble ˈchin [double chin] noun
a fold of fat under a person's chin, that looks like another chin

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • double chin — n a fold of loose skin under someone s chin that looks like a second chin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • double chin — n a fleshy or fatty fold under the chin dou·ble chinned chind adj …   Medical dictionary

  • double chin — n. a fold of excess flesh beneath the chin …   English World dictionary

  • double chin — noun count a layer of fat on someone s neck that makes them look as if they have two chins …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • double chin — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms double chin : singular double chin plural double chins a layer of fat on someone s neck that makes them look as if they have two chins …   English dictionary

  • double chin — double chinned, adj. a fold of fat beneath the chin. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • double chin — noun a roll of flesh below a person s chin. Derivatives double chinned adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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