1. having a lower part projecting beyond the upper
    undershot bulldog
    an underhung jaw
  2. supported from below especially resting on a track instead of suspended from above
    underhung sliding doors
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How To Use underhung In A Sentence

  • His jaw was underhung, and when he laughed, two white buck-teeth protruded themselves and glistened savagely in the midst of the grin. Vanity Fair
  • His eyes were underhung with flabby half-moon plums. Spider Bones
  • The others eyed him from serious, underhung faces. The Imperialist
  • His tawny beard concealed a jaw underhung, a chin jutting and dangerous. Famous Affinities of History — Volume 1
  • We reached the naked abutment, and drew ourselves forward on our faces in the shadow of its rails till we could nearly touch the grey skeleton of underhung girders, and see the single sentry leaning against the other abutment, sixty yards across the gulf. Seven Pillars of Wisdom
  • Even Mouthed -- A term used to describe a dog whose jaws are neither overhung nor underhung. The Boston Terrier and All About It A Practical, Scientific, and Up to Date Guide to the Breeding of the American Dog
  • underhung sliding doors
  • So was his face square, wide between the cheekbones, underhung with massive jaws, and topped with a broad, intelligent forehead. Chapter 13
  • Silvestro was hand in hand with Petruccio and another boy, called Mastino because he was heavy-jowled and underhung. Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso
  • an underhung jaw
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