lantern jaw

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lantern jaw

a long hollow jaw that gives the face a drawn appearance
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Drink yourself, and light up your lantern jaws, old boy.
They sport the same lantern jaws and long, straight noses.
The crowd erupted in spontaneous applause at the unexpected sight of the great man's glaring piggish eyes, lantern jaws, and tight-curled powdered wig rendered in the most fragile tissue paper, borne triumphantly aloft by the wind.