a chinless wonder

a chinless wonder

  (British & Australian humorous)
an English man from a high social class, who thinks he is intelligent and important, but who other people think is weak and stupid He's just another chinless wonder doing a job that his Daddy got for him.
See also: chinless, wonder
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WHEN you think about it, Peter Mandelson, our Secretary of State has a bit of a cheek to call anybody a chinless wonder, never mind parts of the British Army.
A Labour aide said: "He's a chinless wonder - unlike his fat boss Nicholas Soames, who has too many chins.
TORY toff David Cameron is turning out to be a chinless wonder.
They are to do with allegations that he is a chinless wonder, an upper class twit, the Little Lord Fauntleroy of Notting Hill.
Beyond the unconvincing love story, Notting Hill is about how tough it is being a chinless wonder in the Nineties.
And to think we once called Cameron a chinless wonder.