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chinless wonder

A self-important upper class British man who is considered by others to be stupid or inexperienced. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Jill's incompetent manager is just a chinless wonder who got his job because he happens to be friends with the CEO.
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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.
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Mr Knight, if you think you're not going down well, just leave the stage,' repeats Chinless reassuringly.
thus exhibiting all the streetwise style wit of a chinless Sloane who has spent the past 25 years in solitary confinement in a Harvey Nicks changing room.
Key Neandertal features include a bony ridge at the back of the skull, a sloping face, a wide, protruding nose, receding cheeks, and a chinless jaw.
Where everyone wanted to be seen, from the local check-out girls to the chinless wonders, from the yuppies to the local lads tittering at the thought of a 'long comfortable screw'.
If you do risk entering the chinless wonder zone, the meteorological conditions are no better than anywhere else.
I'm accused of class war when I complain Cameron is running an Old Etonian toffocracy but it's a Tory civil war when Michael Gove grumbles about Dave surrounding himself with upper class chinless wonders.
From Boris Johnson's Barclays-sponsored bikes to David Cameron's refusal to set up a proper enquiry into the rate-fixing scandal, Tory politicians are up to their chinless necks in the filth which is sloshing through the City's Square Mile.
If you're looking for a lot of chinless people, however, then it would be exactly the right place to go.
William, Kate and their chinless chums were given free rein of Prince Charles' Birkhall bolt-hole on the Queen's estate.
You didn't think ol' Alan just handed the keys to his empire over to whichever chinless public school wonder wins, going: "Right, all yours.
Cameron's chinless, heartless Tories deserve only suspicion and contempt.
If the recession means the value of your house has dropped faster than Paris Hilton's pants, flinging chinless City types out of a plane could help you let off steam--and also introduce a performance-related 'incentive' that might just stop them bankrupting the nation again in search of a Leahy-sized bonus.
LONELY Planet is edited by a bunch of chinless wonders trying to be hip and cool.
There's only enough space to fit one of those open-faced jobbies that leave you chinless in a crash.
Apparently, people like myself are not supposed to know anything about 'country matters", and the chinless toffs wish us to keep our noses out.