CHIN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CHIN
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chin
 n.  the part of a person's face below mouth
Classic Sentence: (184 in 13 pages)
1  "Oh, she'd never leave us as long as you needed her," he returned, scraping hard at his chin.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  Ethan, glaring at his face in the glass, threw his head back to draw the razor from ear to chin.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
3  She looked straight at Mattie as she spoke, a faint smile deepening the vertical lines between her nose and chin.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
4  But it was an arresting face, pointed of chin, square of jaw.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
5  "Now, don't be jerking your chin at me," warned Gerald.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
6  She raised her chin and her pale, black-fringed eyes sparkled in the moonlight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  Scarlett peered anxiously in the mirror at her sixteen-year-old face as if expecting to see wrinkles and sagging chin muscles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  Too wide across the cheek bones, too pointed at the chin, it was a sweet, timid face but a plain face, and she had no feminine tricks of allure to make observers forget its plainness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  Well, after all, old gentlemen were better than no gentlemen at all, thought Scarlett, measuring out the tatting and submitting demurely to being chucked under the chin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  But the doctor did look like a goat with his gray chin whiskers wagging away at a great rate, and with difficulty she stifled a giggle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
11  She jerked her chin up and turned away from him and suddenly she heard her own name called-- called in an unmistakable Charleston voice that rang out above the hubbub of other names.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  She remained sitting with her chin in her hands, her eyes wide with astonishment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
13  The ribbons that tied under the chin were as wide as her hand and they, too, were pale green.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
14  She flew across the room to the mirror and plopped it on her head, pushing back her hair to show her earrings and tying the ribbon under her chin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
15  He was beside her quickly and his deft fingers untied the wide bow under her chin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence:
1  The face is mild and weak, especially in the thin short chin and feeble mouth.
2  His face was like a Greek face, very pure in outline: quite a straight, classic nose; quite an Athenian mouth and chin.
3  A small volume of air can be felt when the chin vent is open.
4  His black eyes were restless, sly, and cunning; his mouth and chin bristly with a coarse, hard beard; his face never clean, but always distorted with a ghastly grin.
5  "And now which is which?" she said to herself, and nibbled a little of the right-hand bit to try the effect: the next moment she felt a violent blow underneath her chin: it had struck her foot!
6  It looked all brown and black: elf- locks bristled out from beneath a white band which passed under her chin, and came half over her cheeks, or rather jaws: her eye confronted me at once, with a bold and direct gaze.
7  He was young -- perhaps from twenty- eight to thirty -- tall, slender; his face riveted the eye; it was like a Greek face, very pure in outline: quite a straight, classic nose; quite an Athenian mouth and chin.
8  She was up to her chin in salt water.
9  He must needs swim that is held up by the chin.
10  Her chin was thrust forward aggressively.
11  She lifted her chin in a gesture that deliberately exposed the line of her throat.
12  To keep the helmet in position, fasten the strap beneath the chin.