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underhung Line breaks: under|hung
Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəhʌŋ/

Definition of underhung in English:


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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