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jowlnoun [C usually plural]

uk   us   /dʒaʊl/
the ​looseskin and ​flesh under the jaw: a ​bloodhound with heavy jowls (= ​loosefolds of ​skin and ​flesh on the ​lowerparts of ​itsface)
jowly
adjective uk   us   /ˈdʒaʊ.li/
She's ​becomeincreasingly jowly (= the ​skin and ​flesh on the ​lowerpart of her ​face has ​becomelooser) as she's got ​older.
(Definition of jowl from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jowl”
in Spanish carrillo…
in Vietnamese má…
in Malaysian rahang…
in Thai แก้มที่อูมจนย้อยลงมา…
in Chinese (Simplified) 下颌垂肉…
in Indonesian daging rahang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙下巴,下頜垂肉…
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