Definition of “dewlap” - English Dictionary


“dewlap” in English

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dewlapnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒuː.læp/ us /ˈduː.læp/

Examples from literature

  • He was a very large bull, whose black shaggy mane and dewlaps nearly brushed the short prairie grass beneath him. 
  • In doing so he noticed for the first time Dick's stitches in the hound's dewlap and shoulders. 
  • The bulls and cows likewise have dewlaps hanging down almost to the ground. 

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