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I love working with an audience. I love working with actual people who, you know, if they're moved, you see it. If you say something they're stunned by, you see their jaws drop. If they're amused, they laugh - that kind of reinforcement, I totally adore.
Jane Pauley

Meaning of "jaws" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JAWS

jaws  [dʒɔːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JAWS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jaws is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JAWS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Jaws

Jaws may refer to: ▪ Jaw, an opposable articulated structure at the entrance of the mouth ▪ JAWS, Japan Anthropology Workshop ▪ Jaws, a big-wave surfing area in Hawaii...

Definition of jaws in the English dictionary

The definition of jaws in the dictionary is the narrow opening of some confined place such as a gorge.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JAWS


applause
əˈplɔːz
Azores
əˈzɔːz
cause
kɔːz
chores
tʃɔːz
clause
klɔːz
Dawes
dɔːz
Doors
dɔːz
drawers
drɔːz
gauze
ɡɔːz
in-laws
ˈɪnˌlɔːz
indoors
ˌɪnˈdɔːz
menopause
ˈmɛnəʊˌpɔːz
Mors
mɔːz
outdoors
ˌaʊtˈdɔːz
pause
pɔːz
quatorze
kəˈtɔːz
scores
skɔːz
shores
ʃɔːz
stores
stɔːz
yours
jɔːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JAWS

jaw-droppingly
Jawan
Jawara
jawari
jawbation
jawbone
jawboner
jawboning
jawbox
jawbreaker
jawbreaking
jawbreakingly
jawcrusher
jawfall
jawhole
jawing
jawless
jawlike
jawline
jaws of life

WORDS THAT END LIKE JAWS

blue laws
consolidated laws
Corn Laws
De Morgan´s laws
excise laws
game laws
gaming laws
gas laws
gun control laws
gun laws
immigration laws
jackstraws
Kepler´s laws
Kirchhoff´s laws
Mendel´s laws
navigation laws
Noahide Laws
taws
the jaws
yaws

Synonyms and antonyms of jaws in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «JAWS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «jaws» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of jaws

Translation of «jaws» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JAWS

Find out the translation of jaws to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of jaws from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «jaws» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mandíbulas
570 millions of speakers

English

jaws
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जबड़े
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فكي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

челюсти
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mandíbulas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মুখ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mâchoires
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rahang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rachen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jaws
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hàm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தாடைகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जबडे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ağız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fauci
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szczęki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

щелепи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fălci
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σαγόνια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kake
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

käftar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjever
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of jaws

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JAWS»

The term «jaws» is very widely used and occupies the 21.439 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JAWS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «jaws» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «jaws» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about jaws

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7 QUOTES WITH «JAWS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word jaws.
1
Pam Brown
Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet.
2
Rupert Holmes
Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death.
3
Valerie June
I grew my dreadlocks 12 years ago because they give me the freedom to roll out of bed and not spend hours on my woolly, thick hair. I get tons of dropped jaws and compliments, so I reckon folks like them all right.
4
Jim Parrack
My wife is my favorite actress. Without question. I have seen more jaws drop in little theaters when people see my wife up on that stage than you can imagine.
5
Jane Pauley
I love working with an audience. I love working with actual people who, you know, if they're moved, you see it. If you say something they're stunned by, you see their jaws drop. If they're amused, they laugh - that kind of reinforcement, I totally adore.
6
Olive Schreiner
We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees. We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last sleep.
7
Rick Yune
Jaws was still a handsome, big guy. He got the girl. He was my favorite villain. I tried to make this guy endearing somewhat because all he wanted to do was unite his country.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JAWS»

Discover the use of jaws in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to jaws and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Jaws
This edition of Jaws contains bonus content from Peter Benchley’s archives, including the original typed title page, a brainstorming list of possible titles, a letter from Benchley to producer David Brown with honest feedback on the movie ...
Peter Benchley, 2012
2
Jaws: Memories from Martha's Vineyard
Previous ed.: Martha's Vineyard, MA.: Moonrise Media, 2011.
Matt Taylor, 2012
3
Jaws the Revenge
A grieving woman embarks on a dangerous and desperate quest for vengeance after her husband is killed by a marauding great white shark
Hank Searls, 1987
4
From the Jaws of Victory: The Triumph and Tragedy of Cesar ...
" --Nelson Lichtenstein, MacArthur Foundation Chair in History, University of California, Santa Barbara "Matt Garcia's "From The Jaws Of Victory" has done a great service in not only chronicling in all its compelling detail what once ...
Matt García, 2012
5
Jaws
The liveliest and best account yet of Spielberg's greatest masterpiece.
Antonia Quirke, 2002
6
The Jaws Log: 30th Anniversary Edition
Winner of 3 Oscars and the highest grossing film of its time, Jaws was a phenomenon, and this is the only book on how 26-year-old Steven Spielberg transformed Peter Benchley's best-selling novel into the classic film it became.
Carl Gottlieb, Peter Benchley, 2010
7
Osteomyelitis of the Jaws
Each type of Osteomyelitis of the jaws are additionally described and illustrated in case reports giving this book a very practical approach to the subject.
Robert E. Marx, Marc Baltensperger, Gerold K. Eyrich, 2008
8
"Between the Jaws of Hyenas": A Diplomatic History of ...
With the publication of this book, the definitive work on the diplomatic history of Ethiopia in the last quarter of the nineteenth century could be said to have seen the light of day.
Richard Alan Caulk, Bahru Zewde, 2002
9
Defeat from the Jaws of Victory: Inside Kinnock's Labour Party
That's my attitude to life and to politics."—Neil Kinnock, December 1989 Defeat from the Jaws of Victory takes the reader behind closed doors to witness Kinnock's Labour hierarchy in action—fixing votes, stage-managing meetings, ...
Richard Heffernan, Mike Marqusee, 1992
10
Between Golden Jaws
Corrine and her friends travel to London, hoping to find a rathstone that will help them end the ongoing war with the Fey.
Tiffany Trent, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JAWS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term jaws is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Unsportsmanlike Podcast: ComicCon, 40th anniversary tribute to
We started out with the intention of celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of “Jaws.” Not only the best summer movie of all time but also ... «WEEI.com, Jul 15»
2
Davis: Shark Week reminds that 'Jaws' turns 40 - Portales News …
The summer that “Jaws” burst on the scene, I was lifeguarding. Every time we had to supervise night swimming thereafter, I would pray mightily ... «Portales News-Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Steven Spielberg's Jaws recalled by Valerie Taylor as film turns 40
The novel Jaws by Peter Benchley, which Spielberg adapted, was partly inspired by Ron's documentary Hunt for the Great White Shark. «The Australian, Jul 15»
4
Round of applause for getting Jaws off beach | NT News
The man who led the rescue of a discombobulated great white shark stranded on a beach credits beachgoers for playing a key role. Scientist ... «NT News, Jul 15»
5
Jaws!? 50 Sharks Spotted On West Sussex Coast - Heart Hampshire …
Nature wardens say they were "astonished" to come across a group of up to 50 sharks swimming in rising tidal waters in West Sussex. «Heart, Jul 15»
6
Top weirdest film title translations including America Pie, Jaws and …
Top weirdest film title translations including America Pie, Jaws and Thelma and Louise. By Western Daily Press | Posted: July 17, 2015. Top weirdest film title ... «Western Daily Press, Jul 15»
7
GoPro Proves Jaws Is One Giant Fish Story
I also feel I deserve some credit for launching Spielberg's career through repeated viewings of his first cinematic blockbuster, Jaws. When it ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
8
Jaws drop as great white shark makes short work of seal yards from …
Resembling a scene from Jaws, the hungry great white shark - thought to be 18-feet long - bared its razor sharp teeth as it made short work of a ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
Chicago Fire Department Shows Off New eDRAULIC Jaws Of Life
CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Fire Department is showing off its new “Jaws of Life” – which officials say are lighter, more versatile and more ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
10
Playing Card Kickstarter Offering JAWS 40th Anniversary Deck
It's been 40 years since artist Roger Kastel's depiction of JAWS took society by storm, later serving as the cover of Peter Benchley's novel and ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»

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