HyperDic: jaw

English > 7 senses of the word jaw:
NOUNbodyjawthe part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
bodyjawthe bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it
artifactjawholding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
VERBcommunicationjaw, chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, claver, visittalk socially without exchanging too much information
communicationjaw, yack, yack away, rattle on, yap awaytalk incessantly and tiresomely
consumptionjaw, chew, masticate, manducatechew (food)
communicationjaw, call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambastcensure severely or angrily
jaw > pronunciation
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English > jaw: 7 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth.
Part ofskullThe bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
Partsalveolar archThe part of the upper or lower jawbones in which the teeth are set
alveolar ridge, gum ridge, alveolar processA ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
NarrowerchopA jaw
lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowlThe jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
upper jaw, upper jawbone, maxilla, maxillaryThe jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishmandíbula
Catalanmandíbula
Adjectivesmaxillomandibularrelating to the upper and lower jaws
Verbsjawchew (food)
English > jaw: 7 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth.
Part offace, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
Broaderfeature, lineamentThe characteristic parts of a person's face
Spanishmandíbula
Catalanbarra, mandíbula
Verbsjawchew (food)
English > jaw: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningholding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object.
Part ofbulldog clip, alligator clipA clip with a spring that closes the metal jaws
chuckA holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill
pliers, pair of pliers, plyersA gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws
vise, bench viseA holding device attached to a workbench
wrench, spannerA hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
Broaderholding deviceA device for holding / holding something
Spanishfauces, mandíbula
English > jaw: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtalk socially without exchanging too much information.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymschew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, claver, visit
Narrowershmooze, shmoose, schmooze, schmoose, jawbonetalk / talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
Broaderconverse, discoursecarry on a conversation
Spanishcharlar, chatear, chat, chismear, confabularse, cotillear, garlar, parlar, parlotear, platicar, visitar
Catalanconfabular-se, conversar, fer un xat, garlar, parlotejar, petar, visitar, xafardejar, xarrar, xatejar, xerrar
English > jaw: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningtalk incessantly and tiresomely.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsyack, yack away, rattle on, yap away
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Spanishparlotear
Catalantenir xerrera
English > jaw: 7 senses > verb 3, consumption
Meaningchew (food) ; to bite and grind with the teeth.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"He jawed his bubble gum"
Synonymschew, masticate, manducate
Entailed byeattake in solid food
Narrowerchampchafe at the bit, like horses
chawchew without swallowing
chomp, champchew noisily
crunch, munchchew noisily
gnawbite or chew on with the teeth
mumble, gumgrind with the gums
Broadergrate, grindmake a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
Spanishmascar, masticar
Catalanmastegar, masticar
Nounsjawthe part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
jawthe bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it
English > jaw: 7 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningcensure severely or angrily.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymscall on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
Narrowerchastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correctcensure severely
tell off, brush downreprimand
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishamonestar, censurar, criticar, dar una paliza, discutir, echar una reprimenda, increpar, llamar la atención, poner verde, rechazar, reconvenir, regañar, reñir, reprender a gritos, reprender, reprimir, reprobar, reprochar, retar, tener unas palabras, vociferar
Catalanamonestar, increpar, reganyar, renyar, reprendre

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