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Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
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English

Composer Ambrose Thomas with hand on chin (1).

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old English ċinn. Compare Persian چانه (châneh), German Kinn.

Noun

Singular
chin

Plural
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chin ({{{1}}})
  1. The bottom of a face, especially, the lower jaw or the region below the mouth.
  2. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) talk.
  3. (slang, UK) A falsehood.
  4. (boxing, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The ability to withstand being punched in the face without being knocked out.
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Etymology 2

Shortening of chinchilla.

Noun

Singular
chin

Plural
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chin ({{{1}}})
  1. (endearing) a chinchilla.

Aleut

Interjection

chin

  1. an exclamation of dislike.

Japanese

Pronunciation

Noun

chin (hiragana ちん)

  1. チン: the sound a microwave makes when it is finished cooking
  2. : a Pekinese dog

Proper noun

chin (hiragana ちん)

  1. : the royal We

Navajo

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ʧʰɪ̀n]

Noun

chin

  1. filth, body dirt

Romanian

Etymology

Hungarian kín

Pronunciation

Noun

chin n. (plural chinuri)

  1. torture, pain

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Spanish

Noun

chin m. (plural chines)

Singular
chin m.

Plural
chines m.

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) small amount
Dame un chin de café. (Give me a little coffee.)

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