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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A bone that frames the mouth and holds the teeth.

Usage examples (36)
  • After chewing gums for several hours, his jaw hurt.
  • If the child has trouble with controlling his jaw when he tries to speak, try using ‘jaw control’ with your fingers, like this.
  • My bottom jaw is tingling like I am going to retch.
  • I think my jaw is going to hurt from hitting my keyboard for more
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