jowly
adjective (jowlier; -est) Date: circa 1873 having marked jowls ; having full or saggy flesh about the lower cheeks and jaw area <
elderly man with a disillusioned jowly face — John Dos Passos
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  • loose-jowled — adjective having sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lower jaw (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑double chinned, ↑jowly • Similar to: ↑fat • Derivationally related forms: ↑jowl ( …   Useful english dictionary

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