jowl

[ US /ˈdʒaʊɫ/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈa‍ʊl/ ]
NOUN
  1. a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)
  2. the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
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How To Use jowl In A Sentence

  • There was no hint of sag about her jowls, nor a line on her neck.
  • He had two days' beard growth across his jowls and chin.
  • He is getting fat and jowly and heavy-browed, and his courage is more bravado, the courage of safety in numbers. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES
  • Never mind that they grow a paunch and get jowly and leave their smelly socks around. AN OLDER WOMAN
  • Some are remote from modern civilisation, others survive cheek by jowl with spreading towns and motorways.
  • On either side of his mouth, there is evidence that jowls are beginning to form.
  • And he is wearing his neckcloths higher on his neck to conceal his jowliness, but I have pretended not to notice. Exit the Actress
  • Also it's ideal for people with loose skin under the chin, people with "jowls" forming along the jaw line, and loss of tautness in the lower face, neck, cheeks and eyebrows can all benefit from an Ulthera ultrasound RF lift. Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News
  • The book of the feted Sydney restaurant features dishes such as "slow braised Berkshire pig jowl, maltose crackling, prunes, soubise cream perfumed with prune kernel oil" and another that uses 20 varieties of radish and turnip. The 25 best cookbooks of 2010
  • It is a disconcerting moment, not least because Felix looks very like his father - the same warm eyes, perpetual half-smile and toothy jowliness. Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
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