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diarrhea of the jawbone

A tendency speak constantly or at length without thinking. I get so nervous every time I'm around police officers that I have diarrhea of the jawbone and can't seem to shut up!
See also: diarrhea, jawbone, of

diarrhea of the mouth

A tendency speak constantly or at length without thinking. I get so nervous every time I'm around police officers that I have diarrhea of the mouth and can't seem to shut up!
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

jaw

slang
1. noun An impudent answer or response; back talk. A: "Tommy, please clean your room." B: "Go clean it yourself!" A: "Give me jaw like that again and I'll tan your hide!"
2. noun Idle conversation; chit-chat. Would you two give the jaw a rest and get to work already?
3. verb To talk or chat, often idly, excessively, or at length. Those two could spend all morning jawing about celebrity gossip. OK, everyone stop jawing so we can get this meeting started.
4. verb To talk, lecture, or preach. OK, everyone, I know I've been jawing at you all morning, so why don't we take a short break? She spent the whole evening jawing at me about her boring research on insect biology.
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diarrhea of the mouth

 and diarrhea of the jawbone
Fig. constant talking; a "disorder" involving constant talking. Wow, does he ever have diarrhea of the mouth! You're getting diarrhea of the jawbone again.
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

diarrhea of the mouth

and diarrhea of the jawbone
n. an imaginary disease involving constant talking. Wow, does he ever have diarrhea of the mouth! Sorry. I seem to get diarrhea of the jawbone whenever I get in front of an audience.
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

diarrhea of the jawbone

verb
See also: diarrhea, jawbone, of

jaw

1. n. a chat. I could use a good jaw with my old friend.
2. in. to chat. Stop jawing and get to work.
3. Go to jaw(bone).

jaw(bone)

tv. to try to persuade someone verbally; to apply verbal pressure to someone. They tried to jawbone me into doing it.

jaw

verb
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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