Textual thesaurus for "jaw"

(verb) call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, rag, rebuke, scold, dress down, take to task, trounce, have words, lambast, lambaste, lecture, berate, bawl out

censure severely or angrily

The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car; The deputy ragged the Prime Minister; The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

(verb) rattle on, yack, yack away, yap away

talk incessantly and tiresomely

(verb) visit, gossip, natter, chaffer, chat, chatter, chew the fat, chit-chat, chitchat, claver, shoot the breeze, confab, confabulate

talk socially without exchanging too much information

the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

(verb) chew, manducate, masticate

chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

He jawed his bubble gum; Chew your food and don't swallow it!; The cows were masticating the grass