Definition of chinless in English:

chinless

adjective

  • 1(of a person) lacking a well-defined chin.

    ‘his chinless profile’
    • ‘They had distinctive cranial features that included prominent brow ridges, low, sloping foreheads, a chinless and heavy forward-jutting jaw, and extremely large front teeth.’
    • ‘Then the Sydney real estate agent met a smiley little chinless bloke at some bar during the 2000 Olympics.’
    • ‘The constant slathering praise directed at the likes of them is the critical equivalent of a one-eyed chinless inbred mutant winning a beauty contest.’
    • ‘She caught a glimpse of hairless gray skin hanging loose from a thick neck, tiny yellow eyes squinting malevolently over a chinless, gaping mouth.’
    • ‘I was record shopping one day in a Seattle suburb and found this amazing seven-inch by this huge chinless guy with a pencil-thin moustache, who called himself Enrique, the Mole of Soul.’
    • ‘The old soldier conjured a particularly ugly visage: a balding gnome-like pate, puggish nose, rheumy eyes-some said from too much drink-a perpetual frown, chinless face, the furrowed brow.’
    • ‘His chinless face was gaunt and unshaven, and his deep eye-sockets, together with his habit of looking sideways at people, gave him all the charm of a fresh corpse.’
    1. 1.1informal Lacking strength of character; ineffectual.
      ‘a chinless anti-hero’
      • ‘This chinless mouth-breather wants to make a movie about a man who becomes friends with a liberated lab monkey.’
      • ‘Funny that, because much as I love the Union, it's hampered by its chinless clientele, and its live music doesn't always go down a treat.’
      • ‘It seems only fair that if the foxes can be hunted by a load of chinless, inbred yahoos with roughly the same IQ as them, they should be allowed to fight back.’
      • ‘Cricket is meant to be played on a perfect summer's day in front of a pavilion full of retired, chinless old inbreeds.’
      • ‘Or was it the annoying chinless gang who occupied the seats in front of the telly (men facing it, women underneath it, of course), bringing their toddler children to run about the pub?’
      • ‘Confounding my prejudices, they are not the chinless blue-bloods I expected.’
      • ‘REVILED as a chinless, wingless, humourless, smug English twit, Alf was, in fact, the perfect ambassador for his country, Little England.’
      • ‘One is the classic chinless milquetoast, the other a small coffee-colored woman with eyes both suspicious and bored.’
      • ‘These were the latter days of John's government, when cabinet ministers and their chinless aides felt power ebbing away from them.’

Pronunciation

chinless

/ˈtʃɪnləs/