Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Situated beneath the chin, or under the edge of the lower jaw.
  • Specifically In entomology, of or pertaining to the submentum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Situated under the chin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Located beneath the chin or lower jaw
  • adjective Pertaining to the submentum

Etymologies

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sub- +‎ mental; see mentum.

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  • Believe me, if I can understand quantum mechanics, I can certainly comprehend the thought process of a submental baton twirler. - Whatever Works, 2009. Film.

    May 15, 2011