chin music
noun Date: 1826 1. idle talk 2. a usually high inside pitch in baseball intended to intimidate the batter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chin music — n. talk; idle chatter. □ That’s enough chin music back there. □ Okay, chum, make with the chin music. Let’s have the whole story …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • chin music — noun A fastball thrown near the batters chin, often to set up a subsequent pitch thrown low and outside. Jones backed Smith off the plate with a little chin music …   Wiktionary

  • chin\ music — In baseball, the act of brushing back the batter with an inside pitch. Also used as a fist fighting term. The Big Unit played some chin music for Bagwell on that pitch …   Dictionary of american slang

  • chin\ music — In baseball, the act of brushing back the batter with an inside pitch. Also used as a fist fighting term. The Big Unit played some chin music for Bagwell on that pitch …   Dictionary of american slang

  • chin music — n. 1) meaningless, worthless talk. talk show hosts who give you nothing but chin music[/ex] 2) baseball a fast and high pitch thrown to intimidate the batter. • Etymology: [1830 35] …   From formal English to slang

  • chin music — /ˈtʃɪn mjuzɪk/ (say chin myoohzik) noun 1. Cricket, Baseball Colloquial short pitched deliveries. 2. Boxing blows to an opponent s chin …   Australian English dictionary

  • chin music — Older Slang. idle talk; gossip. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • chin music — noun US informal idle chatter …   English new terms dictionary

  • chin music — noun idle or foolish and irrelevant talk (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑prate, ↑prattle, ↑idle talk, ↑blether • Derivationally related forms: ↑blether (for: ↑blet …   Useful english dictionary

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