lantern-jawed lantern-jawed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a protruding jaw giving the face a gaunt appearance

Usage(s):

  1. There is no living Chinese in the world today who is as famous as the lantern-jawed National Basketball Association rookie sensation.
  2. Sandy was a big man, broad-shouldered and lantern-jawed and as pleasant and clubby as could be.
  3. Leno, the lantern-jawed king of the stand-up circuit, had dropped by to try out some new material.

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