how to pronounce chin


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chin is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of chin in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… hair down to her chin over a cup of …”

meanings of chin


  1. A chinchilla.
  2. A person of the upper class.
  3. The bottom of a face, the typically jutting jawline below the mouth.
  4. The bottom part of a mobile phone, below the screen.
  5. The lower part of the front of an aircraft, below the nose.
  6. Talk.
  7. The ability to withstand being punched in the chin without being knocked out.
  8. A lie, a falsehood.


  1. To talk.
  2. To turn on or operate (a device) using one's chin; to select (a particular setting) using one's chin.
  3. To put or hold (a musical instrument) up to one's chin.
  4. To perform a chin-up (exercise in which one lifts one's own weight while hanging from a bar).
  5. To punch or hit (someone)'s chin (part of the body).
  6. To talk to or with (someone).
  7. To put one's chin on (something).
  8. To indicate or point toward (someone or something) with one's chin.


  1. A state of Burma.
  2. Alternative form of China.
  3. A surname of Chinese origin:Alternative form of Chen, Ching, &c.
  4. Synonym of Zo: a language of Burma.
  5. A hamlet in Alberta, Canada.
  6. A tribe in Burma.
  7. Alternative form of Jin (Chinese dynasty).

chin frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word chin occurs in english on average 9.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics chin can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that chin can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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