jawed : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • v  talk socially without exchanging too much information
  • v  talk incessantly and tiresomely
  • v  chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
    He jawed his bubble gum
  • v  censure severely or angrily
  • a  of animals having jaws of a specified type

  • Slaughterhouse-Five is a cynical novel, but beneath the bitter, grim-jawed humor is a desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the 20th century.
  • As a beleaguered small-town football coach and father, Kyle Chandler is a classic, square-jawed icon of decency.
  • Among about a dozen bouquets of flowers, handwritten notes and flickering candles stood a hand-drawn portrait of the square-jawed actor, a cigarette jutting from his lips .
News & Articles

  • Bill Maher to Little Rock on Sept. 14
    For some reason, Bill Maher — comedian, filmmaker, TV producer, political commentator and host of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" — has decided to try to bring his acerbic wit and withering put-downs to all of us slack-jawed, illiterate hillbillies here in Arkansas. Aw, heck. Knowing us, we probably won't really "get" his jokes and so forth. Oh sure, we'll probably eventually figure out when ...
    June 21, 2013 - Arkansas Times
  • From Fetish to Fabric
    If you want to know what happened to New York's once-subversive leather scene, take a look at the photo in an optometrist's window on Ninth Avenue in Hell's Kitchen: a hot, hairy, square-jawed Clark Kent type dressed in designer eye frames—and a leather harness. David Hughe...
    June 19, 2013 - The Village Voice
  • A Look Back: 6 Historic Forts In NYC
    Several forts still stand in the New York City area. Although they are no longer used to protect the city, their power to inspire slack-jawed awe remains. Among the best preserved and most interesting are the six listed below.
    June 18, 2013 - CBS New York

  • Sandra Bullock in MTV.com (blog)
    I am beyond stunned,Bullock said in a statement. "Just to be included in the company of these amazing women I have so admired thru the years, has left me slack jawed with awe. It is TRULY an honor just to be nominated by the Hollywood...
  • Ed Stelmach in Canada.com
    You know, it wasn't that long ago there was a fish, a goldeye, that was caught in the Athabasca River. This double-jawed fish was in the headlines everywhere,Stelmach said in response to a question from NDP Leader Brian Mason about oilsands...
  • Danny Fingeroth in San Diego Union Tribune
    He has a square-jawed indominatability,Fingeroth added. "He can be tough with bad guys, yet he's got the ability to project sincerity and vulnerability that you want Superman to have."

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