jaw is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

jaw Scrabble score: 13

Meaning of jaw

  • either of two complex cartilaginous or bony structures in most vertebrates that border the mouth, support the soft parts enclosing it, usually bear teeth on their oral margin, and are an upper that is more or less firmly fused with the skull and a lower that is hinged, movable, and articulated with the temporal bone of either side compare mandible maxilla
  • one of two or more parts that grip something
  • space lying between or as if between open jaws escaped from out of the jaws of the whale
  • either of two bones forming the framework of the mouth
  • to jabber (to talk rapidly) [v -ED, -ING, -S]
  • to chat
  • friendly chat
  • position or situation in which one is threatened rode into the jaws of danger