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There are 8 meanings of the word Jaw.

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Def 1 US

Jaw - as a noun

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

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

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

Jaw - as a verb

Talk socially without exchanging too much information

Example: "The men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
chaffer18chat9chatter12chew the fatchit-chatchitchat18claver11confab13confabulate18gossip9natter6shoot the breezevisit8
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Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Talk incessantly and tiresomely

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
rattle onyack13yack awayyap away

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

Example: "He jawed his bubble gum"

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Jaw - as an adjective

(used in certain set phrases like jaw harp, jaw harpist and jaw's-trump)

Example Sentences

"He clenched his jaw in anger."
"The boxer took a punch to the jaw."
"My jaw dropped when I saw the surprise."
"The dentist examined his patient's jaw for any issues."
"He dislocated his jaw while eating a large sandwich."
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Word Game Points

Is JAW a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, jaw is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

JAW has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is JAW a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, jaw is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
JAW has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 15.

Is JAW a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, jaw is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
JAW has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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