It took me 1,015 strokes to see this shade of green in a world of orange, and my jaw nearly dropped.
Sometimes a story breaks that leads to jaw dropping even among the normally jaded.
He also said she just happened to remove the restraint due to her jaw pain at the very moment the deer ran across the road.
He dropped and I felt a tight surge in my stomach that ran all the way up to my jaw.
Gilbert has a metal plate in her jaw after being beaten up by a former boyfriend.
Wallie's jaw, which had fallen, prevented him from reassuring her that he believed her blameless.
He didn't even see the fist that arced upward and smashed into his jaw.
Instantly the garrote loosened; and Harleston, with a wild yell, sprang forward and swung straight at the point of Crenshaw's jaw.
His jaw dropped, and he looked helplessly at Frederik and the others.
He hung there undecided, breathing fast, his jaw clamped tightly.
1610s, "to catch in the jaws, devour," from jaw (n.). In slang from 1748, "to gossip, to speak" 1810, "to scold." Related: Jawed; jawing. Hence 19c. U.S. slang jawsmith "talkative person" (1887).
Either of two bony structures that form the framework of the mouth and hold the teeth.
The mandible or maxilla or the part of the face covering these bones.
: ain't had a good jaw together (1842+)