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Noun: jawbone  'jo,bown
  1. The jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
    - lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jowl
Verb: jawbone  'jo,bown
  1. Talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
    - shmooze, shmoose, schmooze, schmoose

Derived forms: jawbones, jawboned, jawboning

Type of: articulator, chaffer, chat, chatter, chew the fat, chitchat, chit-chat, claver [UK, dialect], confab, confabulate, gab, gas, gossip, jaw, natter, shoot the breeze [N. Amer], visit

Encyclopedia: Jawbone