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Synonyms for jaw

Synonyms for (noun) jaw

Synonyms: jaw Definition: holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object

Similar words: holding device Definition: a device for holding something

Synonyms: jaw Definition: the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

Similar words: os, bone Definition: rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

Synonyms: jaw Definition: the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

Similar words: feature, lineament Definition: the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin Usage: an expression of pleasure crossed his features; his lineaments were very regular

Synonyms for (verb) jaw

Synonyms: call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, rag, rebuke, scold, dress down, take to task, trounce, have words, lambast, lambaste, lecture, jaw, berate, bawl out Definition: censure severely or angrily Usage: 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

Similar words: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Synonyms: rattle on, jaw, yack, yack away, yap away Definition: talk incessantly and tiresomely

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk Definition: express in speech Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

Synonyms: visit, jaw, gossip, natter, chaffer, chat, chatter, chew the fat, chit-chat, chitchat, claver, shoot the breeze, confab, confabulate Definition: talk socially without exchanging too much information Usage: the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

Similar words: discourse, converse Definition: carry on a conversation

Synonyms: chew, jaw, manducate, masticate Definition: chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth Usage: He jawed his bubble gum; Chew your food and don't swallow it!; The cows were masticating the grass

Similar words: grate, grind Definition: make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together Usage: grate one's teeth in anger