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chin

chin

 
 
pronunciation:
chIn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
keep one's chin up
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part of speech: noun
definition: the central, protruding part of the jaw below the mouth.
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phrase: keep one's chin up
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: chinned, chinning, chins
definition: in gymnastics, to pull (oneself) upward from a dangling position while grasping a horizontal bar until the chin is level with the bar.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to chin oneself.
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