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underhung

Line breaks: under|hung
Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəhʌŋ
 
, ʌndəˈhʌŋ/

Definition of underhung in English:

adjective

Another term for undershot (sense 2) of the adjective).
Example sentences
  • His jaw was underhung, and when he laughed, two white buck-teeth protruded themselves and glistened savagely in the midst of the grin.

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