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Synonyms for jowl

cheek by jowl with something or someone


  • near to
  • adjacent to
  • hard by
  • within striking distance of
  • nearby to
  • just round the corner from
  • within spitting distance of
  • close by to
  • within sniffing distance of
  • proximate to
  • nigh to
  • a hop, skip and a jump away from

Synonyms for jowl

a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)

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returned the person addressed; 'not for the world, Mr Jowl.
You're not to take that into consideration at all,' said Jowl.
I have passed my word,' said Jowl with feigned reluctance, 'and I'll keep it.
So,' said Jowl, warming his hands at the fire, 'it's done at last.
From bulldogs sitting cheek by jowl to puffed-up Pomeranians, the posing canines know how to steal the limelight.
It may sometimes seem that his plays belong to university lecturers or elite theatre audiences, but they were created just as much for ordinary folk crammed cheek to jowl in the theatre pit because they couldn't wait to share his latest tale.
Weds to Sat ACCLAIMED theatre company Cheek By Jowl present the UK premiere of Ubu Roi.
A stripped–down Cheek By Jowl was a real highlight, with Meldrum's voice silencing the crowd as it hung in the air.
He was hospitalized missing a chunk of cheek and jowl, but it seems he missed the tooth.
Most of us would say the former - but most of us do not live cheek by jowl to a cricket ground, as residents of Annfield Plain do.
Confirming the condition, coined 'smartphone face', Dr Mervyn Patterson of the Woodford Medical group told the Evening Standard: "If you sit for hours with your head bent slightly forward, staring at your iPhone or laptop screen, you may shorten the neck muscles and increase the gravitational pull on the jowl area, leading to a drooping jawline.
Cheek by Jowl is a collection of Le Guin's musings on fantasy--in particular on children's books and on animals and their complex interconnection with the humans who inhabit and/or invade their worlds.
Government official, Naveed Ahmad, told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash occurred Sunday in Gorsal area, lying cheek by the jowl to Afghan border.
Unfortunately there is this unholy alliance between economists and politicians that says (I believe) that having more and more people cheek by jowl keeps wages and salaries down and therefore inflation, increases the amount of personal taxes used to finance bloated Government bureacracies and quangos - and increases demand for products and services.
The production is directed by Owen Horsley, who joins Love & Madness from the Cheek by Jowl theatre company.