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jaw

jaw - Dictionary definition and meaning for word jaw

Definition
(noun) the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
Definition
(noun) the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth
Definition
(noun) holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
Definition
(verb) talk socially without exchanging too much information
Example Sentence
  • the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

Definition
(verb) talk incessantly and tiresomely
Synonyms : rattle on , yack , yack away , yap away

Definition
(verb) chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
Synonyms : chew , manducate , masticate
Example Sentence
  • He jawed his bubble gum
  • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
  • The cows were masticating the grass

Definition
(verb) censure severely or angrily
Example Sentence
  • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
  • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
  • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jaw

jaw is the bones of mouth by which we can jaw(gossip or scold)
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