pig-jawed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pig +‎ jawed

Adjective[edit]

pig-jawed (comparative more pig-jawed, superlative most pig-jawed)

  1. (zoology) Having the upper jaw projecting beyond the lower, with the upper incisors in advance of the lower; said of dogs.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pig-jawed in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)