chinning chinning


  1. (n) the protruding part of the lower jaw
  2. (n) Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
  3. (v) raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar



  1. Four times a week he dons a pair of steel and foam-rubber Gravity Boots that each weigh three pounds and dangles from his heels from a chinning bar for five minutes.
  2. After chinning itself intellectually on King Lear, an audience is presumed to be so exhausted that it can only cope with the slack-jawed humors of Comedy of Errors.
  3. A lean, athletic man, he works out on a chinning bar and punching bag in his apartment, finds that his control is always best after a summer of swimming.


  • "We need to get better at the ordinary things," Pelphrey said. "Running the fast break every time. Running our lanes. Getting rebounds and chinning the ball. Guarding a guy for three dribbles. Taking care of the ball. Having honor and respect...
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: John Pelphrey Source: Springdale Morning News

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