UK [ˈtʃɪnləs] / US adjective informal
not brave or determined

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • chinless — ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking a well defined chin. 2) informal lacking strength of character …   English terms dictionary

  • chinless — adj. Chinless is used with these nouns: ↑wonder …   Collocations dictionary

  • chinless — adjective 1 having a chin that is small or slopes inwards 2 BrE lacking courage or determination 3 chinless wonder a young man from an upper class family who is weak and stupid …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chinless — /ˈtʃɪnləs/ (say chinluhs) adjective 1. with a receding chin; lacking a firm chin. 2. lacking courage or firmness of purpose; vacillating; of weak character. –phrase 3. chinless wonder, Colloquial a foolish person, especially from an upper class… …   Australian English dictionary

  • chinless — adj. colloq. weak or feeble in character. Phrases and idioms: chinless wonder Brit. an ineffectual esp. upper class person …   Useful english dictionary

  • chinless — adjective see chin I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chinless — See chin. * * * …   Universalium

  • chinless — adjective Without a (pronounced) chin …   Wiktionary

  • chinless — chin|less [ˈtʃınləs] adj BrE lacking courage or determination …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chinless — chin|less [ tʃınləs ] adjective INFORMAL not brave or determined …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chinless — adj. having no chin; timid, irresolute …   English contemporary dictionary

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