chin strap
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /tʃˈɪnstræp/
    • /tʃˈɪnstrap/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /tʃˈɪnstræp/

Definitions of chinstrap word

  • noun chinstrap a strap that goes under the chin 3
  • noun chinstrap a strap attached to a hat for passing under the chin of the wearer. 1
  • noun chinstrap a strap to support the chin in cosmetic facial treatment. 1
  • noun chinstrap a strap on a bridle or halter that joins the throatlatch and noseband. 1
  • noun chinstrap A strap attached to a hat, helmet, or other headgear, designed to hold it in place by fitting under the wearer’s chin. 1
  • noun chinstrap strap for fastening a helmet 1

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Origin of chinstrap

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
First recorded in 1865-70

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Parts of speech for Chinstrap


chinstrap popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

chinstrap usage trend in Literature

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