jaw jaw  /ˈdʒɔ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  2. (n) the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth
  3. (n) holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
  4. (v) talk socially without exchanging too much information
  5. (v) talk incessantly and tiresomely
  6. (v) chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
  7. (v) censure severely or angrily

Usage(s):

  1. Takeru Kobayashi, handicapped by wisdom tooth surgery and an arthritic jaw, seemed to match Joey Chestnut dog for dog until the end, when he appeared to regurgitate a couple of them.
  2. If a man with a Mussolini jaw is really a Milquetoast, two Mayo Clinic surgeons know how to fix him upand will, at the drop of a knife.
  3. He had undergone two successive operations in which his whole upper jaw, excepting two front teeth, and most of his lower jaw had been removed.

News

  1. Transgender Woman Speaks Out About Attack in Hollywood

    Despite suffering a broken jaw, cracked ribs and a shattered cheekbone in a brutal beating in Hollywood, Vivian Diego's spirit is not broken. The transgender female was walking down Hollywood Boulevard on 21 May when a group of four men attacked her in what is being investigated as a hate crime.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Gayapolis

  2. Jury convicts Casper man who broke girlfriend's jaw

    The three-day trial of a man accused of breaking his girlfriend’s jaw culminated in less than two hours of jury deliberation. The result: Kiyon Brown is guilty of aggravated assault.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Casper Star-Tribune

  3. Jury finds Casper man guilty of aggravated assault in breaking girlfriend’s jaw

    A 12-member jury found Kyon Brown guilty of aggravated assault this afternoon as a result of breaking his girlfriend’s jaw in January.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Casper Star-Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "It shouldn't make a difference for my game plan," said Chestnut, a Californian, listed at -1000 at Sportsbook.com to take the title. "Three years ago, there was rumbling that he wouldn't show up because he said he had a jaw injury. But he...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Joey Chestnut Source: Doc's Sports Service

  2. "It was a scary incident," said Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren to TSN Friday night. "But we just got word from our doctor that he's clear - there's no facial fracture. They're stitching him up - his jaw is fine and there's...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Paul Holmgren Source: National Post

  3. "It's the very authentic version of an alcoholic superhero," Smith said. "You will scream laughing, then there's some dramatic turns that just leave your jaw dropping. Huge special effects. It is all things."
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Will Smith Source: Urbana Daily Citizen

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