chins

All Noun
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  • She's about the same build, and she has the same number of chins. Cited from Torchy As A Pa, by Sewell Ford
  • These Chins and their guns are very little good except at a sitting shot. Cited from Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents, by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • So that they have a week's black growth on their chins. Cited from Twilight in Italy, by D.H. Lawrence
  • If so, there were probably no words in the language good enough to describe a woman with three chins. Cited from The Life of Sir Richard Burton, Thomas Wright
  • If the piece be comic they laugh till their chins are out of joint. Cited from Tales of Old Japan, by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford
  • And though he was only twelve he had two chins. Cited from Seven O'Clock Stories, by Robert Gordon Anderson
  • Some sank to their chins while holding their arms and ammunition over their heads. Cited from Life of Rutherford B. Hayes, by James Quay Howard
  • Her double chins and dull light eyes held great reserves of self-respect. Cited from The Lady of Fort St. John, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • There they stood up to their chins in water, with their heads covered by the arch. Cited from The Forest Runners, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • They grew little hair, except that on their heads and sometimes small tufts on their chins.
  • Two or three of the little boys were already in bed, sitting up with their chins on their knees. Cited from McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader, by William Holmes McGuffey
  • They have but little hair upon their chins at present, and they can shave that off. Cited from The Dragon and the Raven, by G. A. Henty
  • Some Chins presently came into view up the valley, and I heard some shots. Cited from Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents, by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • Their eyes stuck out, and their chins dropped, but neither of the two had anything to say. Cited from Mavericks, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Both men walked with their chins sunk upon their breasts, their eyes upon the ground. Cited from The Four Feathers, by A. E. W. Mason
  • Then they would fall to staring at the walls again, or at the floor, their chins in their hands. Cited from The Rose in the Ring, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Mr. Keith tells me I have seven double chins, three behind and four in front. Cited from South Wind, by Norman Douglas
  • We had too much of it in our youth, we floundered in it up to our very chins. Cited from His Masterpiece, by Emile Zola
  • She threw back her head with a laugh that made her chins ripple like little waves. Cited from The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton
  • The hair of young men usually begins to grow down upon their chins at fifteen years of age, and sometimes sooner. Cited from The Works of Aristotle, the Famous Philosopher, by Anonymous
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Root form of chins is chin for both verb and noun.

Meaning of chins

  • noun The protruding part of the lower jaw
  • verb Raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar