Jawing
Jawing Jaw"ing, n. Scolding; clamorous or abusive talk. [Slang] --H. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jawing — Jaw Jaw, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jawed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jawing}.] 1. To scold; to clamor. [Law] Smollett. [1913 Webster] 2. To talk idly, long windedly, or without special purpose. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jawing — Synonyms and related words: abuse, assailing, assault, attack, berating, bitter words, blackening, contumely, diatribe, execration, hard words, invective, jeremiad, onslaught, philippic, rating, revilement, screed, tirade, tongue lashing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jawing — dʒɔː n. one or both of the bones which form the framework of the mouth; section around the bones of the jaw, mouth; section of a machine which grips or holds objects; gossip, idle chatter v. talk, chat idly, gossip; scold, insult …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jawing — present part of jaw …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Jaw — Jaw, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jawed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jawing}.] 1. To scold; to clamor. [Law] Smollett. [1913 Webster] 2. To talk idly, long windedly, or without special purpose. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jawed — Jaw Jaw, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jawed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jawing}.] 1. To scold; to clamor. [Law] Smollett. [1913 Webster] 2. To talk idly, long windedly, or without special purpose. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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