Definition of chinless wonder in English:

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chinless wonder

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British informal
An ineffectual upper-class man: it’s a good job we have you to deal with and not some flibberty chinless wonder
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  • And no matter how wide it casts its editorial ambit, this is still a publication which takes ‘Scottish society’ to mean a handful of chinless wonders partying in ballrooms.
  • We're talking about stockbrokers, estate agents and sundry chinless wonders, tooled-up with expensive gear and ridiculous clothing.
  • They sneer as much at self-employed plumbers and brickies as they do at those they see as chinless wonders.

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