jaws

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See also: JAWS, jaw's, jaws', Jaw's, and Jaws'

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaws

  1. plural of jaw
  2. (plural only) the mouth
  3. (plural only) the borders of anything which has a mouthlike aspect.
    Open the jaws of the wrench and wide as possible.
    The red wobbled in the jaws of the pocket, but didn't go down.
  4. (colloquial, eastern Ohio) a contrarian.

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain, see Jew's harp for more.

Adjective[edit]

jaws ‎(not comparable)

  1. (used in certain set phrases like jaws harp)