jaw ( jaws plural )
1 n-count Your jaw is the lower part of your face below your mouth. The movement of your jaw is sometimes considered to express a particular emotion. For example, if your jaw drops, you are very surprised.
usu sing, poss N
He thought for a moment, stroking his well-defined jaw...
2 n-count A person's or animal's jaws are the two bones in their head which their teeth are attached to.
...a forest rodent with powerful jaws.
3 n-plural If you talk about the jaws of something unpleasant such as death or hell, you are referring to a dangerous or unpleasant situation. N of n A family dog rescued a newborn boy from the jaws of death.
Something that is jaw-dropping is extremely surprising, impressive, or shocking.
INFORMAL, JOURNALISM adj
One insider who has seen the report said it was pretty jaw-dropping stuff.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 babble, chat, chatter, chew the fat or rag (slang) gossip, lecture, run off at the mouth (slang) spout, talk
2 abuse, censure, criticize, revile, scold
3 chat, chinwag (Brit. informal) conversation, gabfest (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.) gossip, natter, talk
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