Definitions for lantern-jawed

lantern-jawed lan·tern-jawed

Spelling: [lan-tern-jawd]
IPA: /ˈlæn tərnˌdʒɔd/

Lantern-Jawed is a 13 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 7 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 10 points.

You can make 587 anagrams from letters in lantern-jawed (-aadeejlnnrtw).

Definitions for lantern-jawed


  1. having a lantern jaw.

Origin of lantern-jawed

First recorded in 1690-1700

Examples for lantern-jawed

The man referred to was a long, lank, lantern-jawed fellow with a cross-grained expression of countenance.

There was a thin, lantern-jawed old fellow sipping his chocolate before he resigned himself to sleep.

I ain't handsome, none never accused me of that crime, but I ain't lopsided an' lantern-jawed t' the extent she went.

They were gaunt and lantern-jawed, and clothed in tattered buckskin.

What she really is like, though, is a lantern-jawed young Botticelli Madonna.

Very rigidly and rather with the air of being peevish for some reason, a lantern-jawed person stood in the middle of the floor.

That he is extremely sallow, thin, long-faced, and lantern-jawed.

And this lantern-jawed 76 fellow might possibly be a character actor of high ability.

The steward was a tall, lank, lantern-jawed man, whose cheek-bones were almost as prominent as his long nose.

"Not much," said Nasmith, a lantern-jawed man with black hair.

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