Definitions

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  • adjective having a relatively square jaw

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The hero, Thomas Irwin Morrison, square-jawed, straight-backed, irresistibly perfect, trespassing in their profession, threatening the ambition they had schemed and sacrificed all their adult lives to achieve.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • On another occasion, she was in a coffee shop when a square-jawed navy captain sauntered over to her table with studied ease and offered to give her a lift to Tijuana in his huge, brand-new Buick.

    A Covert Affair

  • On another occasion, she was in a coffee shop when a square-jawed navy captain sauntered over to her table with studied ease and offered to give her a lift to Tijuana in his huge, brand-new Buick.

    A Covert Affair

  • The hero, Thomas Irwin Morrison, square-jawed, straight-backed, irresistibly perfect, trespassing in their profession, threatening the ambition they had schemed and sacrificed all their adult lives to achieve.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • "How would you not know a member of your family?" asked the film's square-jawed producer, Dimitri Doganis , at a celebratory dinner at 350 Main.

    Scrounging for Swedish Fish at Sundance

  • The hero, Thomas Irwin Morrison, square-jawed, straight-backed, irresistibly perfect, trespassing in their profession, threatening the ambition they had schemed and sacrificed all their adult lives to achieve.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Especially square-jawed Matt, who introduces himself saying, I play baseball.

    Matt's TV Week in Review

  • Sometimes he makes brief statements; other times he just smiles, as a sort of square-jawed presence on an otherwise humdrum tableau.

    Sen. John Thune says he could offer GOP more than just a fresh face in 2012

  • Damon's looks always promise the square-jawed decency of a 1950s leading man.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: How Good Is Matt Damon? Damn Good

  • Lean, square-jawed, and with thick, dark eyebrows that gave him the look of a hawk, Westmoreland surveyed the mountain bunkers.

    Burial for a King

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