verb (used with or without object), jaw·boned, jaw·bon·ing.
- jaw-winking syndrome,
- jawless fish
Origin of jawbone
Examples from the Web for jawbone
Sure, your cubicle mate, neighbor, and aunt all own a Fitbit or JawBone fitness tracker.
You wear a FitBit Flex, Jawbone Up, or Nike Fuel Band on your wrist, and go about your normal day.
From my neck to my temples, there is a throbbing soreness on both sides of my face, all radiating from the hinge of my jawbone.
Then, like a twist in a pulp thriller, the jawbone washed up on shore in Aruba.
But they have not officially confirmed whether or not the jawbone is even human, let alone if it belongs to the missing girl.
Mala mali malo mala contulit omnia mundo—The jawbone of the evil one by means of an apple brought all evils into the world.
He was badly hurt—a jawbone fractured and internal injuries inflicted.The Red Record|Ida B. Wells-Barnett
My mother was so upset she say, 'I hope he breaks dat woman's jawbone.Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2|Works Projects Administration
Great is the chief who claims many skulls; and the youth, who may wear a jawbone as an armlet is to be admired.Adventures in New Guinea|James Chalmers
When a soldier came to the canteen and asked for “jawbone,” he was asked how much he had already been allowed.The War Romance of the Salvation Army|Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill