Definition of Chin

1. Noun. The protruding part of the lower jaw.

Exact synonyms: Mentum
Terms within: Goatee
Specialized synonyms: Buccula, Double Chin
Group relationships: Face, Human Face
Generic synonyms: Feature, Lineament



2. Verb. Raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar.
Exact synonyms: Chin Up
Category relationships: Gymnastic Exercise, Gymnastics
Generic synonyms: Bring Up, Elevate, Get Up, Lift, Raise
Derivative terms: Chin-up

3. Noun. Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India.
Exact synonyms: Kuki, Kuki-chin
Generic synonyms: Kamarupan

Definition of Chin

1. n. The lower extremity of the face below the mouth; the point of the under jaw.

Definition of Chin

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Chinese dot=) of Chinese origin. ¹

2. Noun. The bottom of a face, especially, the lower jaw or the region below the mouth. ¹

3. Noun. (slang US) talk. ¹

4. Noun. (slang British) A falsehood. ¹

5. Noun. (boxing uncountable) The ability to withstand being punched in the face without being knocked out. ¹

6. Verb. (slang intransitive) To talk. ¹

7. Verb. To perform a chin-up. ¹

8. Verb. (UK transitive) To punch (someone)'s chin (gloss part of the body). ¹

9. Noun. (endearing) a chinchilla. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chin

1. to hold with the chin (the lower part of the face) [v CHINNED, CHINNING, CHINS]

Medical Definition of Chin

1. The anatomical frontal portion of the mandible, also known as the mentum, that contains the line of fusion of the two separate halves of the mandible (symphysis menti). This line of fusion divides inferiorly to enclose a triangular area called the mental protuberance. On each side, inferior to the second premolar tooth, is the mental foramen for the passage of blood vessels and a nerve. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chin

chimneysweeper
chimneysweeps
chimo
chimp
chimpanzee
chimpanzee coryza agent
chimpanzeelike
chimpanzees
chimped
chimping
chimplike
chimps
chimæra
chimæric
chimæræ
chin (current term)
chin-chin
chin-up
chin-ups
chin-wag
chin-wagging
chin-wags
chin cap
chin chin
chin guard
chin guards
chin jerk
chin muscle
chin music
chin reflex

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