Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having heavy or sagging jowls.

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  • adj. Having conspicuous jowls.

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  • adj. having sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lower jaw

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Examples

  • And for example, the dog has a "jowly" mouth on the sides where it sort of droops.

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  • "standard" white I'm not sure that I'd have noticed it amongst the flocks of stocky, 'jowly'

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  • His round, pudgy face had slackened and become jowly.

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  • The clowning that seemed so enchanting becomes almost sinister when the face gets jowly and the hair recedes.

    Sir Norman Wisdom obituary

  • At the CTU office, an open-plan area with the doomy, metallic vibe of the Battlestar Galactica, operatives march frowningly about or sit at their stations, all jowly with blue computer glare.

    The Clock is Ticking for Jack Bauer

  • His face was heavy and jowly, but at the same time menacing.

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  • One of them opened the door for Gideon, who entered a large conference room, where President Diggs was talking quietly to a plain but pleasant-faced man in his sixties with the jowly, careworn expression of a hound dog.

    Gideon’s war

  • He selected the worst drinking partners he could find—the meaty men with jowly faces, sportsmen, jokesters, policemen on the make.

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  • Viktor Chernomyrdin, the jowly, stolid Soviet apparatchik who founded the world's biggest gas company as the Soviet Union was teetering and helped guide Russia through years of chaos following communism's collapse, died Wednesday.

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  • MOSCOW — Viktor Chernomyrdin, the jowly, stolid Soviet apparatchik who founded the world's biggest gas company as the Soviet Union was teetering and helped guide Russia through years of chaos following its collapse, died Wednesday.

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  • 'His accent was still thick and his face still handsome, in a jowly kind of way.' -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011