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Definition 1: the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for jawbone in the sense of this definition

(jawbone is a kind of ...) a movable speech organ

(jawbone is a kind of ...) the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

(... is a kind of jawbone ) a long thin lower jaw

(jawbone is a part of ...) the craniometric point that is the most forward-projecting point on the anterior surface of the chin

(jawbone is a part of ...) the most forward point of the alveolar process of the mandible

(jawbone is a part of ...) small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone

(jawbone is a part of ...) the condyle of the ramus of the mandible that articulates with the skull

(jawbone is a part of ...) the coronoid process that provides an attachment for the temporal muscle

(jawbone is a part of ...) the craniometric point on either side at the apex of the lower jaw

(jawbone is a part of ...) the most inferior point of the mandible in the midline

Definition 2: talk idly or casually and in a friendly way - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for jawbone in the sense of this definition

(jawbone is a kind of ...) talk socially without exchanging too much information

"the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

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