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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
Usage: US
  1. Pressure persistently to persuade someone to do something

Derived forms: jawboning, jawboned, jawbones

Type of: articulator, jaw

Encyclopedia: Jawbone