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jaw
British English: /dʒɔː/
American English: /dʒɔ/

Translation of jaw in Italian:

noun

also: jaws plural noun

  • (of animal) fauci (feminine)
    (of tool) ganasce (feminine)
    the jaws of death [literary]
    le fauci della morte
    to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat
    riuscire a stento a strappare la vittoria

intransitive verb

[informal]

Idioms

his jaw dropped

rimase a bocca aperta

Phrasal verbs

jaw on

[informal] (lecture)
Definition of jaw in:
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