Definitions for jawboneˈdʒɔˌboʊn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jaw•boneˈdʒɔˌboʊn(n.; v.)-boned, -bon•ing.
(n.)any bone of a jaw, esp. a mandible.
Category: Anatomy, Zoology
(v.t.)to influence by persuasion, esp. by public appeal.
Origin of jawbone:
lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowl(verb)
the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
shmooze, shmoose, schmooze, schmoose, jawbone(verb)
talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
The bone of the lower jaw, the mandible.
Any of the bones in lower or upper jaw.
To talk persistently to persuade a person or people to cooperate.
Origin: jaw + bone
the bone of either jaw; a maxilla or a mandible