[+human, animal] mâchoire f
→ His jaw ached.
his jaw dropped (with surprise)
il en est resté bouche bée
→ Penny's jaw dropped with astonishment.
→ His jaw dropped in surprise.
[+animal] mâchoires fpl
→ a forest rodent with powerful jaws
→ The panther held a snake in its jaws.
(=talk) papoter → Why don't you quit jawing and pour that there Jack Daniel's?
jaw-dropping (mainly British)
(=amazing) stupéfiant (e)
→ One insider who has seen the report said it was pretty jaw-dropping stuff.
jaw-droppingly (mainly British)
→ The animation is jaw-droppingly good.
n mâchoire f inférieure
→ I saw that her lower jaw was trembling.
[ticket, travel, traveller] permettant d'arriver dans une ville et de repartir dans une autre permettant d'arriver dans une ville et de repartir dans une autre
→ some carriers permit open-jaw travel (arriving in and departing from different cities in India)
n mâchoire f supérieure
→ She has only two teeth in her upper jaw.