Meaning of CHIN in English

CHIN

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ square

▪ chiselled/chiseled , pointed , pointy

▪ firm , jutting , strong

▪ non-existent , receding , weak

▪ dimpled

▪ determined , resolute , stubborn

▪ smooth

▪ bearded , stubbly , unshaven

▪ double

▪ cleft

VERB + CHIN

▪ jut ( esp. AmE ), jut out ( esp. AmE ), lift , raise , stick out , tilt , tip , tip up

Maria jutted her ~ defiantly.

She tilted her ~ at him defiantly.

▪ tuck in

▪ finger , rub , scratch , stroke , tap , touch

He stroked his ~ thoughtfully.

▪ lean , prop , prop up , rest

She sat resting her ~ on her hands.

▪ cup

He cupped her ~ with his hand.

CHIN + VERB

▪ rise

His ~ rose in a proud gesture.

▪ rest

Her ~ was resting on his shoulder.

▪ quiver , tremble

His ~ quivered and a tear ran down his cheek.

CHIN + NOUN

▪ strap

Fasten the ~ strap or the helmet will fall off.

▪ level

Slowly lower the bar to around ~ level.

PREPOSITION

▪ beneath sb's ~ , under sb's ~

He put his hand under her ~ and lifted her face to his.

▪ down sb's ~

The juice dribbled down his ~.

▪ on sb's/the ~

He had bits of food on his ~.

She caught him with a hard blow on the ~.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .