a person’s jaw, especially that of a boxer, that is vulnerable to even a light blow.
(boxing, informal) a jaw that is excessively fragile or susceptible to punches
A boxer’s chin that cannot tolerate a hard punch (1920+ Prizefight)
adjective Having a very tender or vulnerable chin: the glass-jawed bimbo which can’t take it and dives into a clinch when shook up (1920+ Prizefight)
[glas, glahs] /glæs, glɑs/ noun 1. a hard, brittle, noncrystalline, more or less transparent substance produced by fusion, usually consisting of mutually dissolved silica and silicates that also contain soda and lime, as in the ordinary variety used for windows and bottles. 2. any artificial or natural substance having similar properties and composition, as fused […]
noun 1. any limbless, snakelike lizard of the genus Ophisaurus, inhabiting the eastern U.S., Europe, and Asia, having external ear openings and the ability to regenerate its long, fragile tail.
[glas-mey-king, glahs-] /ˈglæsˌmeɪ kɪŋ, ˈglɑs-/ noun 1. the art of , or glassware. noun 1. a person who makes glass or glass objects