Chin vs Chinlike - What's the difference?

chin | chinlike |


As a numeral chin

is nine.

As an adjective chinlike is

resembling a chin or some aspect of one.

chin

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) chin, from (etyl) ).

Noun

(en noun)
  • The bottom of a face, especially, the lower jaw or the region below the mouth.
  • (slang, US) talk.
  • (slang, British) A falsehood.
  • (boxing, uncountable) The ability to withstand being punched in the face without being knocked out.
  • Synonyms
    * mentum
    Derived terms
    * chin music * chinstrap * chin up * chin-up * double chin * take something on the chin

    Verb

    (chinn)
  • (slang) To talk.
  • To perform a chin-up.
  • (UK) To punch (someone)'s chin (part of the body).
  • Synonyms
    * gab

    Etymology 2

    Shortening of chinchilla.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (endearing) a chinchilla.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    chinlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a chin or some aspect of one.