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1jawbone

noun jaw·bone \ˈj-ˌbōn\

: the bone that forms the lower jaw

Full Definition of JAWBONE

:  jaw 1a; especially :  mandible
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First Known Use of JAWBONE

15th century

Rhymes with JAWBONE

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2jawbone

verb

Definition of JAWBONE

transitive verb
:  to speak forcefully and persuasively to <jawboned them into accepting the deal>
intransitive verb
:  to talk especially forcefully and persuasively <jawboning about the tax cuts>

First Known Use of JAWBONE

1965
JAWBONE Defined for Kids

jawbone

noun jaw·bone \ˈj-ˌbōn\

Definition of JAWBONE for Kids

:  jaw 1
Medical Dictionary

jawbone

noun jaw·bone \ˈj-ˈbōn, -ˌbōn\

Medical Definition of JAWBONE

:  jaw 1; especially :  mandible

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