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chin British & World English

The protruding part of the face below the mouth, formed by the apex of the lower jaw

Chin1 British & World English

A member of a people of SW Burma (Myanmar) and neighbouring parts of India and Bangladesh

Chin2 British & World English

Variant spelling of Jin.

Jin British & World English

A dynasty that ruled China ad 265–420, commonly divided into Western Jin (265–317) and Eastern Jin (317–420)

Chin in Jin British & World English

A dynasty that ruled China ad 265–420, commonly divided into Western Jin (265–317) and Eastern Jin (317–420)

chin-chin British & World English

Used to express good wishes before drinking

chin-up British & World English

Another term for pull-up111.

Aksai Chin British & World English

A region of the Himalayas occupied by China since 1950, but claimed by India as part of Kashmir

Chin Hills British & World English

A range of hills in western Burma (Myanmar), close to the borders with India and Bangladesh

double chin British & World English

A roll of fatty flesh below a person’s chin

Qin British & World English

A dynasty that ruled China 221–206 bc and was the first to establish rule over a united China. The construction of the Great Wall of China was begun during this period

Ch'in in Qin British & World English

A dynasty that ruled China 221–206 bc and was the first to establish rule over a united China. The construction of the Great Wall of China was begun during this period

keep one's chin up British & World English

Remain cheerful in difficult circumstances

take it on the chin British & World English

Accept misfortune courageously or stoically

lead with one's chin British & World English

(Of a boxer) leave one’s chin unprotected

chinstrap British & World English

A strap attached to a hat, helmet, or other headgear, designed to hold it in place by fitting under the wearer’s chin

keep one's chin up in chin British & World English

Remain cheerful in difficult circumstances

take it on the chin in chin British & World English

Accept misfortune courageously or stoically

lead with one's chin in lead1 British & World English

(Of a boxer) leave one’s chin unprotected