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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of animals having hinged bones of a specified type to open their mouth.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : heavy-jawed; square-jawed
  • The four passengers with me "jawed" me quite enough to "extract" the patience of an ancient Job for having treated government property to a watery burial in Red river.
  • A girl of his own class would have flashed at him, probably would have "jawed" him.
  • He also complained that she was as "cross as Bedlam" to him, and "jawed" him whenever he entered the kitchen. for more
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