chinless chinless


  • (adj) having a receding chin


  1. They had learned a thing or two about narrative from Sidney Smith's chinless Gumps and Frank King's morality play about the Wallets of Gasoline Alley.
  2. He's the sort of father figure these chinless wonders have never had--stern but caring, and at one with the winds and the waves.
  3. Puzzling servant girls; patient schoolboys, chinless sodawater clerks; burly salespersons all want that $1,000.


  1. Then there was James Gilbey, one of a number of men Brown called "Dianamen", "interchangeable chinless wonders, all small talk and smart dressing".
    on Jun 29, 2007 By: Tina Brown Source: Courier Mail

  2. However, 1915 could be labelled a milestone year in Wodehouse's writings, when he created his two most popular characters: Bertie Wooster a "chinless wonder, a well-off young man-about-town and his servant called Jeeves; a brainy, omnipotent who...
    on Nov 11, 2006 By: Stephen Fry Source: Hindu

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