- having a jaw of or like iron: an iron-jawed press; an iron-jawed fighter.
- fiercely determined: an iron-jawed will.
Origin of iron-jawed
Related Words for iron-jawedcertain, sure, settled, established, resolved, firm, set, bent, deliberate, unbending, fixed, assertive, cocksure, decisive, earnest, emphatic, inflexible, intent, mulish, positive
Examples from the Web for iron-jawed
Historical Examples of iron-jawed
An iron-jawed fellow he is, with every muscle in his well-knit body to match.A Tramp's Wallet
"Muddy gasoline," nodded Millbank tersely—an iron-jawed, over-groomed man of forty, with a florid face shaved blue.The Fighting Chance
Robert W. Chambers
Big Medicine was transformed into a cold-eyed, iron-jawed fighting machine.Flying U Ranch
B. M. Bower