Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To greet; salute; pay respects.
  • noun A Pidgin-English form of salutation: as, chinchin! old man, what place you go?
  • noun One's greetings, respects, or regards: as, please give my chin-chins to A when you see him.
  • noun A parting salute; ‘good-by.’

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  • interjection informal, archaic An expression of gratitude, salutation, or congratulations.

Etymologies

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Possibly related to Mandarin 请请 (qǐng qǐng)

Examples

  • The hair on your chinny chin-chin is rather thin and easily plucked.

    Gordy Grundy: Survival Skills for the American Fine Artist

  • The hair on your chinny chin-chin is rather thin and easily plucked.

    Gordy Grundy: Survival Skills for the American Fine Artist

  • I'd rather be exposed to Glenn Beck after a full-blown Healthcare-Is-Fascism hissy fit, eyes streaming crocodile tears, rocking back and forth in the fetal position with his thumb in his mouth and a pool of drool dripping down his moisturized chinny chin-chin (actually high-fructose corn syrup, but it works for the camera) than this former second-string Miss Alaska smarmily playing pretend at punditry.

    Fox's Barracuda Jumps the Shark

  • I'd rather be exposed to Glenn Beck after a full-blown Healthcare-Is-Fascism hissy fit, eyes streaming crocodile tears, rocking back and forth in the fetal position with his thumb in his mouth and a pool of drool dripping down his moisturized chinny chin-chin (actually high-fructose corn syrup, but it works for the camera) than this former second-string Miss Alaska smarmily playing pretend at punditry.

    Warren Holstein: Fox's Barracuda Jumps the Shark

  • I'd rather be exposed to Glenn Beck after a full-blown Healthcare-Is-Fascism hissy fit, eyes streaming crocodile tears, rocking back and forth in the fetal position with his thumb in his mouth and a pool of drool dripping down his moisturized chinny chin-chin actually high-fructose corn syrup, but it works for the camera than this former second-string Miss Alaska smarmily playing pretend at punditry.

    Warren Holstein: Fox's Barracuda Jumps the Shark

  • I'd rather be exposed to Glenn Beck after a full-blown Healthcare-Is-Fascism hissy fit, eyes streaming crocodile tears, rocking back and forth in the fetal position with his thumb in his mouth and a pool of drool dripping down his moisturized chinny chin-chin (actually high-fructose corn syrup, but it works for the camera) than this former second-string Miss Alaska smarmily playing pretend at punditry.

    Warren Holstein: Fox's Barracuda Jumps the Shark

  • I'd rather be exposed to Glenn Beck after a full-blown Healthcare-Is-Fascism hissy fit, eyes streaming crocodile tears, rocking back and forth in the fetal position with his thumb in his mouth and a pool of drool dripping down his moisturized chinny chin-chin actually high-fructose corn syrup, but it works for the camera than this former second-string Miss Alaska smarmily playing pretend at punditry.

    Warren Holstein: Fox's Barracuda Jumps the Shark

  • More on art on the street down further, and thanks Sue for the whole lynny chin-chin thing.

    Great Guelph Photos and Cool Blog Links by Creative Guelphites

  • There's probably a kabillion events to mention actually, but I'm up to my "Lynny chin-chin" with the 6th Annual art on the street, Saturday July 19th in Downtown Guelph, so am somewhat fuzzy around the informational edges - apologies.

    Great Guelph Photos and Cool Blog Links by Creative Guelphites

  • There's probably a kabillion events to mention actually, but I'm up to my "Lynny chin-chin" with the 6th Annual art on the street, Saturday July 19th in Downtown Guelph, so am somewhat fuzzy around the informational edges - apologies.

    Great Guelph Photos and Cool Blog Links by Creative Guelphites

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