Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The piece of skeleton in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth v. - Talk idly or casually and in a friendly way.

Usage examples (32)
  • She has no idea where the jawbone is or if it has been buried.
  • He believes the find is the first jawbone from a meat-eating dinosaur ever found in Maryland.
  • His skull was broken open and his jawbone was a short distance away.
  • Jaw-bone -- credit (to get things on "jawbone," is to buy on credit). for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.