chinning


chinning
present part of chin

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • chinning — tʃɪn n. part of the face located in the center below the mouth v. be encouraged; bring to or hold with the chin (as of a violin, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chinning bar — noun a horizontal bar on which you can chin yourself (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑bar …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin-up — noun an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑pull up • Derivationally related forms: ↑chin up, ↑pull up (for: ↑pull up) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin-chin — int. Brit. colloq. a toast; a greeting or farewell. Etymology: Chin. qingqing (pr. ch ) * * * I. ˈchinˌchin interjection Etymology: Chinese (Pekingese) ch ing3, ch ing3 ch ing3, an expression of courtesy used to express greeting or …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin — chinless, adj. /chin/, n., v., chinned, chinning. n. 1. the lower extremity of the face, below the mouth. 2. the prominence of the lower jaw. 3. Informal. chin up. 4. keep one s chin up, to maintain a cheerful disposition in spite of difficulties …   Universalium

  • horizontal bar — noun gymnastic apparatus consisting of a bar supported in a horizontal position by uprights at both ends (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑high bar • Hypernyms: ↑gymnastic apparatus, ↑exerciser • Part Meronyms: ↑bar * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • chin-up — noun Date: 1954 the act or an instance of chinning oneself performed especially as a conditioning exercise …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chin — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cinn; akin to Old High German kinni chin, Latin gena cheek, Greek genys jaw, cheek Date: before 12th century 1. the lower portion of the face lying below the lower lip and including the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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