Meaning of lockjawed in English:


Pronunciation /ˈlɒkdʒɔːd/


See lockjaw

‘Language was beyond me ... I was lockjawed.’
  • ‘Gloria Upson is Patrick's snobbish fiancee with a lockjawed seaboard accent.’
  • ‘He glared into the crowd with a lockjawed expression.’
  • ‘She was lock-jawed from laughing too much during the show.’
  • ‘Hanks says that his lockjawed accent as a super-rich yuppie in "Bonfire" caused him 'a lot of grief'.’