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jaw

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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.
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jaw

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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.
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lay into, read the riot act (to), take to task

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2 to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • just a group of girls sitting around the locker room and jawing about the usual stuff
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blow smoke, chew the fat (also chew the rag), shoot the breeze, talk a blue streak


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