1. jaw - noun
· the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
2. jaw - noun
· the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth
3. jaw - noun
· holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
4. jaw - verb
· talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
5. jaw - verb
· talk incessantly and tiresomely
6. jaw - verb
· chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth; "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"
7. jaw - verb
· censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
Synonym(s): 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, lambast
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