Synonyms of jaw in English:


See definition of jaw


1‘he sustained a broken jaw’

jawbone, lower jaw, mandible
maxilla, upper jaw

2jaws‘the whale seized a struggling seal pup in its jaws’

mouth, maw, muzzle, lips
informal chops

3‘we ought to have a jaw’

chat, talk, conversation, gossip, chatter, chitter-chatter, heart-to-heart, tête-à-tête, blether, blather
conference, discussion, dialogue, exchange
Indian adda
informal gas, confab, gabber
British informal natter, chinwag, rabbit
Scottish, Northern English informal crack
North American informal rap, bull session, gabfest
Australian informal convo
formal confabulation
rare colloquy


1‘Tommaso was the type to jaw about whatever new scheme had taken his fancy’

chat, talk, gossip, chatter, chitter-chatter, speak, converse, have a conversation, engage in conversation, tittle-tattle, prattle, jabber, jibber-jabber, babble, prate, go on, run on
British talk nineteen to the dozen
Scottish, Irish slabber
informal gas, have a confab, chew the rag, chew the fat, yap, yak, yackety-yak, yabber, gabber, yatter, yammer
British informal natter, witter, rabbit, chunter, waffle, have a chinwag, chinwag
North American informal shoot the breeze, visit
Australian, New Zealand informal mag
formal confabulate
archaic twaddle, twattle, clack, claver