Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


I know I am something of a chinning machine, but I am harmless.

I exercised by chinning myself on the bars and playing gymnastics.

And while Gabe chawed away at the knots we did some chinning, believe me.

Simply because I couldn't stand the chinning I'd get from my classmates.

He had gotten Polly in a corner and was chinning the ear off of her.

Why, you haven't been sitting and chinning with him till eleven o'clock?

He'll do a lot of chinning 'bout the boy's being young, and that it'll most likely make a criminal of him to be sent up.

Say, broke in Mr. Hooker suddenly, while were chinning here, weve forgotten something.

A score or more of the boys were down in the gymnasium, chinning the bar and swinging in the rings.

Ive been chinning with Matson until hes black in the face and hell be glad to get rid of me.