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Synonyms for jaw
dʒɔ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jaw(noun)

    the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

  2. jaw(noun)

    the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

  3. jaw(verb)

    holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object

  4. chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit(verb)

    talk socially without exchanging too much information

    "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

    Synonyms:
    bawl out, chitchat, chide, yack, call down, masticate, bring down, huckster, shoot the breeze, twaddle, inspect, consult, impose, take to task, gossip, prattle, call on the carpet, inflict, reproof, manducate, call in, lambaste, palaver, higgle, claver, tittle-tattle, lambast, maunder, see, haggle, chew out, remonstrate, call, tattle, have words, berate, rebuke, natter, travel to, trounce, visit, dress down, confab, chit-chat, chew up, gibber, click, blab, reprimand, rattle on, piffle, scold, confabulate, confer, chew the fat, dish the dirt, yap away, chew, prate, rag, chat, chatter, yack away, chaffer, lecture, gabble, blabber, clack

  5. yack, jaw, yack away, rattle on, yap away(verb)

    talk incessantly and tiresomely

    Synonyms:
    bawl out, chitchat, chide, yack, masticate, remonstrate, shoot the breeze, yack away, take to task, gossip, confab, reproof, manducate, lambaste, trounce, chit-chat, claver, lambast, chew the fat, chew out, berate, natter, visit, dress down, have words, chew up, call down, reprimand, rattle on, scold, confabulate, rebuke, rag, yap away, chew, chat, chatter, call on the carpet, chaffer, lecture

  6. chew, masticate, manducate, jaw(verb)

    chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

    "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"

    Synonyms:
    bawl out, chitchat, chide, yack, masticate, remonstrate, shoot the breeze, yack away, take to task, gossip, confab, reproof, manducate, lambaste, chit-chat, claver, lambast, chew the fat, chew out, berate, natter, trounce, visit, dress down, have words, chew up, call down, reprimand, rattle on, scold, confabulate, rebuke, rag, yap away, chew, chat, chatter, call on the carpet, chaffer, lecture

  7. call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    manducate, get at, reproof, censure, chide, bait, rile, lash, dun, cod, razz, chit-chat, crucify, grouch, bedevil, reprimand, lambaste, devil, gossip, get to, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, criminate, chew out, yap away, beat, arouse, cane, trounce, tease, taunt, bring up, slash, berate, lecture, raise, conjure, nark, natter, grumble, rag, crush, confab, rattle on, torment, ride, chew up, irritate, tantalize, underdress, strap, chew, rally, claver, flog, remonstrate, chat, vanquish, yack, chitchat, whip, confabulate, call forth, talk, rebuke, invoke, nettle, vex, call down, evoke, lambast, yack away, bother, gravel, shoot the breeze, stir, take to task, chaffer, welt, lather, bawl out, point out, dress down, visit, call on the carpet, twit, masticate, chatter, beat out, have words, chew the fat, chafe, scold, shell, conjure up, put forward

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. jaw(n.)

    Synonyms:
    maxillary bone, jaw-bone

  2. jaw(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Low.] scolding, abuse, railing, vituperation, abusive talk

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "jaw":

    zhao, chin

How to pronounce jaw?

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How to say jaw in sign language?

  1. jaw

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How to use jaw in a sentence?

  1. Robert Hurt:

    TRAPPIST-1 was hands down the most amazing thing I've ever worked on, i remember when that paper hit my desk, I glanced at the light curve of the star and my jaw hit the floor. For all my work on transiting exoplanets, I had never seen that. It was the result of 500 hours of observation that revealed seven planets. I saw these syncopated dips and it was the most beautiful data I had ever seen. What an amazingly bizarre system it was.

  2. Brian Murphy:

    It hit my jaw bone went down my throat, ripped apart my voice box and my Esophagus and uh bounced off my spine.

  3. Elizabeth Smith:

    He went in with eight gunshot wounds, a broken thumb/wrist, fractured jaw, split tongue, missing teeth, two collapsed lungs, and almost completely devoid of blood.

  4. Mark Harris:

    My jaw still drops a little at that.

  5. Computer Museum:

    Usenet isn't a right. It's a right, a left, and a swift uppercut to the jaw.


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