Definition of submental in English:

submental

adjective

  • 1Anatomy and Zoology. Located or occurring under the chin.

  • 2Entomology. Located under the mentum; of or relating to the submentum.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Daniel Turner (1667–1741), surgeon and physician. From sub- + mentum + -al.

Pronunciation

submental

/ˌsʌbˈmɛntl/