Definitions

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  • noun A strip of leather or material used to fasten a hat or helmet under the chin
  • noun A form of beard grown under the chin

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Examples

  • Hiroko Tabuchi/WSJ Clothes-shop salesman Ken Miura, would like a 'chinstrap' beard.

    Building Beard Buzz

  • Among the site's most popular styles is "Dandy Soul," a mustache plus "chinstrap" beard outlining the edge of the face that the site says is great for partying.

    Building Beard Buzz

  • He had shoulder-length black hair, a "chinstrap" goatee and a mustache.

    KETV.com - Local News

  • Hamp was in charge of everything, including the helmets, and in those days everyone wore a single chinstrap, except Don Maynard, now in the NFL Hall of Fame, who wore no chinstrap at all, but insisted on picking out his own jockstrap every day.

    Michael Conniff: Con Games: Football Playing Head Games

  • Hamp was in charge of everything, including the helmets, and in those days everyone wore a single chinstrap, except Don Maynard, now in the NFL Hall of Fame, who wore no chinstrap at all, but insisted on picking out his own jockstrap every day.

    Michael Conniff: Con Games: Football Playing Head Games

  • There were wartime undertones in the 1940s suits...but it was the chinstrap hats reminiscent of cigarette girls that really had me swooning.

    Anya Strzemien: PHOTOS: All About Last Night's Marc Jacobs Show

  • There were wartime undertones in the 1940s suits...but it was the chinstrap hats reminiscent of cigarette girls that really had me swooning.

    Anya Strzemien: PHOTOS: All About Last Night's Marc Jacobs Show

  • Hamp was in charge of everything, including the helmets, and in those days everyone wore a single chinstrap, except Don Maynard, now in the NFL Hall of Fame, who wore no chinstrap at all, but insisted on picking out his own jockstrap every day.

    Michael Conniff: Con Games: Football Playing Head Games

  • I was overwhelmed a little bit with the standing ovation and the reception that I got, but again, when you're going down there and everything, you have to buckle your chinstrap and win the game.

    Redskins win one for their leader

  • Their helmets with their double-chinstrap configuration look letter-perfect -- until a player goes into the game, at which point the chances of his helmet popping off are ... let's just say the odds are not acceptable.

    Michael Conniff: Con Games: Football Playing Head Games

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