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jawbone

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noun jaw·bone \ˈjȯ-ˌbōn\

Simple Definition of jawbone

  • : the bone that forms the lower jaw

Full Definition of jawbone

  1. :  jaw 1a; especially :  mandible

15th Century

First Known Use of jawbone

15th century

Rhymes with jawbone

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jawbone

verb jaw·bone

Definition of jawbone

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to speak forcefully and persuasively to <jawboned them into accepting the deal>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to talk especially forcefully and persuasively <jawboning about the tax cuts>



1965

First Known Use of jawbone

1965


JAWBONE Defined for Kids

jawbone

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noun jaw·bone \ˈjȯ-ˌbōn\

Definition of jawbone

  1. :  jaw 1




Medical Dictionary

jawbone

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noun jaw·bone \ˈjȯ-ˈbōn, -ˌbōn\

Medical Definition of jawbone

  1. :  jaw 1; especially :  mandible





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