Definitions For Jaw


  • Holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
  • The part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  • The bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth
  • Either one of the two bones of the face where teeth grow
  • The lower part of a person's face
  • Two parts of a machine or tool that open and close to hold or crush something


  • Censure severely or angrily
  • Talk incessantly and tiresomely
  • Talk socially without exchanging too much information
  • Chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
  • To talk in an angry way or for a very long time

Is Jaw a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Jaw is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Jaw in a Sentence

  • He broke his upper jaw.
  • The jaws of a tiger
  • The jaws of a vise
  • The coach was jawing with the referee.
  • She was on the phone jawing with her sister all night.

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