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Spanish translation of 'chin'

Word Frequency


[tʃɪn ]
barbilla fmentón m
double chin papada f
▪ idiom: to keep one's chin up (informal) no desanimarse
(keep your) chin up! ¡no te desanimes!¡ánimo!
▪ idiom: to take it on the chin (informal) encajar el golpe; (figurative) (put up with) soportarlo
transitive verb (British) (informal)
(punch) dar una hostia a (inf)
(reprimand) echar un rapapolvo a (inf)
intransitive verb (US) (informal)
see also chuck1

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Example Sentences Including 'chin'

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He is anxious - his jawline is looking slack and he's getting a double chin.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Hold your head up and avoid the double chins with a proud pose.
The Sun (2014)
This often causes spots around the chin and jaw - areas that are particularly sensitive to hormone fluctuations.
The Sun (2013)
He came closer and his knuckles beneath her chin raised her head.
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
He raised her chin until he could gaze into her eyes.
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
He'll take the punishment on the chin and face life.
The Sun (2011)
I have a good chin and hit hard.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Sometimes you are better doing that than playing the same players who have had punches on the chin.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We might have to take a few hits on the chin, but success is all about how you dust yourself down thereafter.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
When you hit his fragile chin, he can be hurt.
The Sun (2016)
You take criticism on the chin but no one will stop me being competitive.
The Sun (2011)
Only dust between brows, the sides of the nose and your chin.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Pull the bar down to just under your chin, squeezing your shoulders together.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Put your tongue against the back of your front teeth to firm up a double chin.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
A perfect, perfect shot - better than a knockout punch to the chin.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He is looking for them but can't bend his neck for chins.
The Sun (2014)
He just keeps his chin up.
The Sun (2007)
He listened with his chin raised and eyes narrowed.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I like to rest my chin on his neck.
The Sun (2015)
IT'S the eye of the storm... and the nose, chin and mouth.
The Sun (2008)
It left a wound across my chin and one in my neck.
The Sun (2009)
She has a double chin and a triple belly.
The Sun (2012)
She just tilted her chin and looked deep into my eyes, just like her mum does.
The Sun (2014)

Trends of 'chin'

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'chin' in Other Languages

British English: chin /tʃɪn/ NOUN
Your chin is the part of your face below your mouth and above your neck.
  • American English: chin
  • Arabic: ذَقْن
  • Brazilian Portuguese: queixo
  • Chinese: 下颚
  • Croatian: brada
  • Czech: brada
  • Danish: hage
  • Dutch: kin
  • European Spanish: barbilla
  • Finnish: leuka kasvojen alin osa
  • French: menton
  • German: Kinn
  • Greek: πηγούνι
  • Italian: mento
  • Japanese: あご
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: hake
  • Polish: broda część ciała
  • European Portuguese: queixo
  • Romanian: bărbie
  • Russian: подбородок
  • Spanish: barbilla
  • Swedish: haka
  • Thai: คาง
  • Turkish: çene
  • Ukrainian: підборіддя
  • Vietnamese: cằm


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