jawed

adjective
\ ˈjȯd How to pronounce jawed (audio) \

Definition of jawed

: having jaws jawed fishes usually used in combination square-jaweda three-jawed chuck

Examples of jawed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Burly and square-jawed, with a bushy slash of eyebrows over often mischievous eyes, Milley is quick with a quip and frequently a curse. Robert Burns And Lolita C. Baldor, Anchorage Daily News, 27 Sep. 2021 Craig, the actor, is already long gone, but after this film has run its race, gone from our screens and streams will be this hunted and haunted actor’s Bond, the most satisfyingly riven, clench-jawed, rambunctious one in a generation. Guy Martin, Forbes, 29 Sep. 2021 Burly and square-jawed, with a bushy slash of eyebrows over often mischievous eyes, Milley is quick with a quip and frequently a curse. Robert Burns And Lolita C. Baldor, Anchorage Daily News, 27 Sep. 2021 Burly and square-jawed, with a bushy slash of eyebrows over often mischievous eyes, Milley is quick with a quip and frequently a curse. BostonGlobe.com, 30 Sep. 2019 Once a witty, square-jawed ne’er-do-well, the titular last man, 20-something Yorick Brown (Ben Schnetzer), is now an all-too-recognizable, bad-Tinder-date sad boy whose rich parents still pay his Brooklyn rent. Devon Maloney, Vulture, 13 Sep. 2021 In one episode, Dixie plans a romantic date for herself and her boyfriend, the TikTok creator Noah Beck, a gentle, square-jawed dreamboat who seems plucked straight from the pages of Lisa Simpson’s Non-Threatening Boys Magazine. The New Yorker, 10 Sep. 2021 But this career arc seems to be a model for a newer Hollywood A-lister, the square-jawed and larger-than-life Dwayne Johnson, a onetime professional wrestler, current marquee name, and potential future presidential candidate. David Sims, The Atlantic, 2 Aug. 2021 The son of an immigrant miner, square-jawed and strong, Weissmuller was a superstar in his sport, setting 51 world records and winning five gold medals. Los Angeles Times, 17 July 2021

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First Known Use of jawed

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of jawed was circa 1529

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13 Oct 2021

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“Jawed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jawed. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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jawed

adjective
\ ˈjȯd How to pronounce jawed (audio) \

Medical Definition of jawed

: having jaws jawed fishes usually used in combination square-jawed

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