Pronunciation: jạ
1.(Anat.) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth.
2.Fig.: Anything resembling the jaw of an animal in form or action; esp., pl., the mouth or way of entrance; as, the jaws of a pass; the jaws of darkness; the jaws of death.
3.(Mach.) A notch or opening.
4.(Naut.) The inner end of a boom or gaff, hollowed in a half circle so as to move freely on a mast.
5.Impudent or abusive talk.
Jaw bit
(Railroad) a bar across the jaws of a pedestal underneath an axle box.
Jaw breaker
a word difficult to pronounce.
Jaw rope
(Naut.) a rope which holds the jaws of a gaff to the mast.
Jaw tooth
a molar or grinder; a back tooth.
v. i.1.To scold; to clamor.
[imp. & p. p. Jawed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jawing.]
2.To talk idly, long-windedly, or without special purpose.
v. t.1.To assail or abuse by scolding.
Noun1.jaw - the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
2.jaw - the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth
3.jaw - holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
Synonyms: jaws
Verb1.jaw - talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
2.jaw - talk incessantly and tiresomely
3.jaw - chew (food); "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"
4.jaw - censure severely or angrily; "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"
To dream that you are in the jaws of an animal, signifies misunderstandings and hasty judgments, which may threaten your happiness. To see your own jaw in your dream, represents your stubbornness, determination and forcefulness. You may need to have more willpower and fortitude in some situation. To dream that your jaws are tight, indicates unexpressed angers and other powerful feelings which you are holding back.abuse, babble, bark at, baste, bat the breeze, bazoo, beat the gums, berate, betongue, blab, blabber, blacken, blather, blether, carpet, chaps, chat, chatter, chin, chops, clack, clatter, dither, embouchure, execrate, fulminate against, gab, gabble, gas, gibber, gibble-gabble, go on, gob, gossip, gush, haver, jabber, jaws, jowls, kisser, lip, lips, load with reproaches, mandibles, maw, maxilla, mouth, mug, mush, muzzle, natter, oral cavity, palaver, patter, pour forth, prate, prattle, premaxilla, rag, rail, rail at, ramble on, rate, rattle, rattle on, rave against, reel off, revile, run on, sass, sauce, shoot the breeze, spiel, spout, spout off, talk away, talk nonsense, talk on, thunder against, tittle-tattle, tongue-lash, trap, twaddle, twattle, upbraid, vilify, vituperate, waffle, wig, yak, yakkety-yak, yap, yell at, yelp at
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