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Overview of verb jaw

The verb jaw has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit

(talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze")

2. (1) yack, jaw, yack away, rattle on, yap away

(talk incessantly and tiresomely)

3. chew, masticate, manducate, jaw

(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")

4. call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast

(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")


Overview of adj jawed

The adj jawed has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. jawed

(of animals having jaws of a specified type)

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