What does jowl mean?

Definitions for jowldʒaʊl; sometimes dʒoʊl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jowl.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lower jaw, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla, lower jawbone, jawbone, jowl(noun)

    the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth

  2. jowl(noun)

    a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jowl(noun)

    the cheek; the jaw

  2. Jowl(verb)

    to throw, dash, or knock

  3. Origin: [For older chole, chaul, AS. ceaft jaw. Cf. Chaps.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jowl

    jowl, n. the jaw or cheek.—n. Jowl′er, a heavy-jawed hound. [M. E. forms are chol, chaul, corr. from chavel, and this again from A.S. ceafl, the jaw.]

  2. Jowl

    jōl, v.t. (Shak.). Same as Jole, to beat.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jowl in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jowl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sorin Cerin:

    We are certainly descendents of the sea for our tears are salted and when we shed them on the jowl of time, the sea that has always been within us flows on our face.

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