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jaw

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jaw

  1. friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this now that he's retired, he's got all afternoon for a jaw with his friends at the senior center Synonyms of jaw backchat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confab, confabulation, gab, gabfest, gossip, jangle, chat, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, schmooze, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-têteWords Related to jaw colloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap


jaw

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jaw

  1. 1 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings you don't have to jaw me to death just because I bite my nails Synonyms of jaw baste, bawl out, berate, call down, castigate, chastise, chew out, dress down, flay, hammer, scold, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lecture, rag, rail (at or against), rant (at), rate, ream (out), rebuke, reprimand, reproach, score, tongue-lash, upbraidWords Related to jaw admonish, chide, remonstrate (with), reprove; abuse, assail, attack, bad-mouth, blame, blast, censure, condemn, criticize, crucify, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], excoriate, fault, harangue, knock, lace (into), lash, pan, reprehend, revile, scourge, slam, vituperate; belittle, disparage, mock, put down; ridicule, scoff, scornNear Antonyms of jaw approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; extol (also extoll), laud, praise

  2. 2 to engage in casual or rambling conversation just a group of girls sitting around the locker room and jawing about the usual stuff Synonyms of jaw babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, chat, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visitWords Related to jaw gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap


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