BrE chiseled AmE [ˈtʃızəld] adj [usually before noun]
if a man has chiselled features, his chin, mouth, nose etc have a strong clear shape
chiselled features/chin/mouth/nose etc
his chiselled good looks

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  • chiselled — [[t]tʃɪ̱z(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n If you say that someone, usually a man, has chiselled features, you mean that their face has a strong, clear bone structure. Women find his chiselled features irresistible. ...a chiselled jaw. (in AM, use… …   English dictionary

  • Chiselled — Chisel Chis el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chiseled}, or {Chiselled} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chiseling}, or {Chiselling}.] [Cf. F. ciseler.] 1. To cut, pare, gouge, or engrave with a chisel; as, to chisel a block of marble into a statue. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chiselled — adjective (of a face) having strongly defined facial features. is renowned for his chiselled good looks …   Wiktionary

  • chiselled — adj. Chiselled/chiseled is used with these nouns: ↑cheekbone, ↑chin, ↑feature …   Collocations dictionary

  • chiselled — UK [ˈtʃɪz(ə)ld] / US adjective a man who has a chiselled face, mouth etc has a face, mouth etc that looks very strong and is regular in size and shape …   English dictionary

  • chiselled — /ˈtʃɪzəld/ (say chizuhld) adjective 1. cut, shaped, etc., with a chisel. 2. clear cut: chiselled features. Also, US, chiseled …  

  • chiselled — adjective see chiseled …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chiselled — chis·elled || tʃɪzld adj. well shaped, carved as if with a chisel chis·el || tʃɪzl n. tool with a sharp metal edge that is used to shape and cut wood and stone v. cut (wood, stone, etc.) with a chisel; cheat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chiselled — adjective (of a man s facial features) strongly and clearly defined. → chisel …   English new terms dictionary

  • chiselled — adjective see chiseled …   Useful english dictionary

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