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Synonyms for jaw
dʒɔjaw

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jawnoun

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

  2. jawnoun

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

  3. jawverb

    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, visitverb

    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 awayverb

    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, jawverb

    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, lambastverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. jawnoun

    Synonyms:
    maxillary bone, jaw-bone

  2. jawnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "jaw":

    zhao, chin

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How to use jaw in a sentence?

  1. The Marine:

    When I was connected with Lukes Wings, doctors told me that they were going to remove my jaw and that I would never speak or eat again, and I would probably lose my life.

  2. Art Spiegelman:

    It’s leaving me with my jaw open, like, ‘What?’.

  3. Jared Walsh:

    I told (Upton) that was one of the coolest things I’ve ever been a part of, and I was just sitting on deck, they walk Trouty, which is understandable, and Justin makes them pay. ... When he hit the ball and I saw the bat drop and all that, my jaw was on the floor. It was just a really cool moment.

  4. Computer Museum:

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

  5. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Revenge tightens the heart as much as the jaw. (La vengeance serre le cœur Autant que la mâchoire)


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