double chin


double chin

double chin ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a fold of fat beneath the chin.

Origin of double chin First recorded in 1825–35 Related formsdou·ble-chinned, adjective Examples from the Web for double chin Historical Examples of 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 double chin noun

    1. a fold of fat under the chin

    Derived Formsdouble-chinned, adjective

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