Etymology
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jawbone (n.)

also jaw-bone, mid-15c., from jaw (n.) + bone (n.). Hence jawboning "lecturing, hectoring" (1966), a term associated with the U.S. presidential administration of Lyndon Johnson; compare jaw (v.).

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Definitions of jawbone
1
jawbone (v.)
talk idly or casually and in a friendly way;
Synonyms: shmooze / shmoose / schmooze / schmoose
2
jawbone (n.)
the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth;
Synonyms: lower jaw / mandible / mandibula / mandibular bone / submaxilla / lower jawbone / jowl
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