Meaning of “chinless” in the English Dictionary


"chinless" in English

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uk /ˈtʃɪn.ləs/ us /ˈtʃɪn.ləs/ mainly UK

Examples from literature

  • I thought of that crazy, chinless Crown Prince sitting in his safe little cottage hidden in the woods somewhere—they say he had flowers and vines planted around it—drinking stolen champagne and sicking on his dogs of death. 
  • They had fat, heavy, chinless faces, retreating foreheads, and a scant bristly hair upon their heads. 
  • Yes—the chinless gentleman with gentle brown and protruding eyes and the expression of a tame brontosaurus. 

(Definition of “chinless” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)