chin music

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chin music idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
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Usage

In literature:

Don't let's have no more chin music.
"Keziah Coffin" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Ole man allee time make chin music to Missy.
"Openings in the Old Trail" by Bret Harte
A leetle more of this chin music which your friend Enriquez possesses, and some tapping of the head and neck, and you are there.
"The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories" by Bret Harte
With eyes half closed and chin lifted, a lighted cigar between his fingers, he would lose himself in the music of the stately lines.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The music died away, and old Berry lowered the fiddle from his chin and gave his attention to the Romany.
"The World For Sale, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
She sure is aces up on d' chin-music, Geoff!
"The Definite Object" by Jeffery Farnol
With his knees huddled to his chin, I saw him, his fresh cheeks bulged with the breath of music.
"The River and I" by John G. Neihardt
A leetle more of this chin music which your friend Enriquez possesses, and some tapping of the head and neck, and you are there.
"Short Stories of Various Types" by Various
She fumbled with the sheaves of music, and chucked Scotch under the chin, and doctored the candles.
"Young Hilda at the Wars" by Arthur Gleason
He, sitting close behind her, his chin touching her shoulder, had fixed his eyes on the music too, although he could not read a note of it.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
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In news:

Chin music , pin hits.
The complex relationship between rap music, misogyny , and homophobia forever stays a talking point for hip-hop's chin-stroking faction.
Wen Chin is a talented teacher who provides opportunities for the students to explore and develop their musical talents.
Wen Chin is a talented teacher who provides opportunities for the students to explore and develop their musical talents.
Now chin up, sport: It's time to start looking ahead to 2009 and what lies ahead for Cincinnati's local music scene.
In short, when Bond scheduled himself to direct this play in the season's first slot, instead of the African-American parfait musical Crowns, he was leading with his chin.
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