dewlap

[ UK /djˈuːlæp/ ]
NOUN
  1. a hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck
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How To Use dewlap In A Sentence

  • Exposed skin of the ceres, dewlaps, horns, bills or legs may be brightly colored red or blue.
  • My search revealed the words "diurnal," "dewlap," "osmoregulation," and "Guatemala," all technical terms that relate to the iguana in some way, shape or form. Staff Blogs
  • Male turkeys - called stags - famously display a distensible frontal process, or snood, fleshy polyp-like lumps called caruncles, and a dewlap that extends from the lower jaw to the neck. Archive 2006-06-01
  • He was half-deaf, burpy and almost all dewlap. Times, Sunday Times
  • Burchell's zebras can be distinguished from mountain zebras by the possession of ‘shadow stripes’ on the back and hindquarters, and the absence of a dewlap.
  • He was half-deaf, burpy and almost all dewlap. Times, Sunday Times
  • The creature which is purely Indian is hump-backed, long horned, and sports a large dewlap.
  • Fire burst from its open mouth, its eyes glowed with a smouldering glare, its muzzle and hackles and dewlap were outlined in flickering flame.
  • Since 1960 the Southeast Asian nation has claimed the kouprey - an ox with spectacular crescent-shaped horns and a dewlap under its chin - as its national symbol.
  • In tree lizards, the male morphs are represented by differences in the coloration of the dewlap (throat fan) used in social communication.
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