Jowl - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʒaʊl|  American pronunciation of the word jowl
Brit.  |dʒaʊl|  British pronunciation of the word jowl


- the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth (syn: jawbone, mandible, mandibula, submaxilla)
- a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)


the houses were jumbled together cheek by jowl

Word forms

singular: jowl
plural: jowls
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