Adjective "Jawless" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jawless


    Definition:

    1. either of two bones, the mandible or maxilla, forming the framework of the mouth.

    2. the part of the face covering these bones, the mouth, or the mouth parts collectively: My jaw is swollen.

    3. jaws, anything resembling a pair of jaws or evoking the concept of grasping and holding: the jaws of a gorge; the jaws of death.

    4. Machinery. one of two or more parts, as of a machine, that grasp or hold something: the jaws of a vise. any of two or more protruding parts for attaching

    Origin:
    jaw

    Examples:

    "fish can be jawless."

    "people can be jawless."

    "creatures can be jawless."