Definitions

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  • n. The lower edge of the side of the face (below the cheek), defined by the jawbone.

Etymologies

jaw + line (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hayden Christianson's jawline is like my brother's so Anakin sort of reminds me of him.

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  • The jawline is easy to spot, no matter how bad the angle.

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  • The smear of ink across my jawline is the least of my problems.

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  • He was clean-shaven and wearing a dress, heels and makeup at the time, but he does have a very strong jawline which is both a real biological tendency of men and the socialized expectation of them and wear his hair short.

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  • He had an Irish nose, a classically Greek jawline, and so did Janice.

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  • I said when he moved his mouth along my jawline and I felt it tingle all the way down to . . .

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  • Check out the ESPN interview online—Ortiz is sporting an elaborate, reverse Trent Dilfer, shaving the outline of a goatee his jawline, with a long strip running from his mouth to his chin that looks like an access ramp on the Jersey turnpike.

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  • The new movie "Melancholia" is getting attention not just because it features Kirsten Dunst's comeback, Alexander Skarsgård's jawline and the end of the planet.

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  • On his wrist was a thick Audemars Piguet watch, and a shadow of black stubble was sprouting along his jawline.

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  • The unofficial sixth Stone, keyboardist Ian Stewart, "had a Popeye torso, a William Bendix jawline, and a bad Ray Danton haircut."

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