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lantern jaw

n.
1. A lower jaw that protrudes beyond the upper jaw.
2. A long, thin jaw that gives the face a gaunt appearance.

lan′tern-jawed′ (-jôd′) adj.
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She would have done us all a favour if she'd turned up and spoken at the Press conference, instead of leaving it to her cool, lantern-jawed fiance, who must genuinely be nerveless if he can go out and race today after what happened.
I'd absent-mindedly called him 'Greg Kinnear' instead, referencing the American actor whose lantern-jawed, bequiffed blond countenance couldn't be more dissimilar to Kinnear Jr's.
The show itself, however, wasn't very good, the two bland, lantern-jawed leads competing with their android Roboz (quickly knocked together by the prop department from an old shop mannequin and some fish slices for arms if you ask us) as to who could act the least mechanically.
In spite of the fact they are coached by a lantern-jawed Italian defensive grandmaster, England are commendably committed to going forward - as they reminded us during an entertaining and open dress rehearsal against Mexico.
You know how it is,' Abe Beynon's lantern-jawed undertaker's face was wet-lipped and evasive.
But it's the surrounding characters who give the film its special comic flavor, from Francois Claviers lantern-jawed cop who pops up in the most unlikely places, to Armand's boss, played by Pascal Aubert, who casually asks his employee for a very special favor.
But if the story about that pounds 140 bonk does turn out to be true, then pictures of the lantern-jawed hooker confirm one thing.
Big thanks to lantern-jawed attention-junkiePaul Burrell for telling us that the Queen likes to do a ``hilarious'' Scouse accent to amuse her courtiers when visiting the Pool.
Do you see lantern-jawed men in crisp white shirts and mourning suits sweeping svelte-like young maidens in silk dresses up off their feet as champagne corks and confetti rain down?
LANTERN-JAWED James Van Der Beek makes up for lost time after his squeaky-clean run in Dawson's Creek by indulging in three kinds of on-screen sex - gay, straight and solo.
Fairbrass, who played lantern-jawed bruiser Dan Sullivan in EastEnders, says: "I had family who belonged to the underworld when I was growing up in London.