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, powwow, blether, blather

conference, discussion, dialogue, exchange

Indian adda

gas, confab, gabber

British natter, chinwag, rabbit

Northern English Scottish crack

North American rap, bull session, gabfest

Australian 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

Irish Scottish slabber

gas, have a confab, chew the rag, chew the fat, yap, yak, yackety-yak, yabber, gabber, yatter, yammer, powwow

British natter, witter, rabbit, chunter, waffle, have a chinwag, chinwag

North American shoot the breeze, shoot the bull, visit

NZ Australian mag

formal confabulate

archaic twaddle, twattle, clack, claver