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  • The meaning of "Slackjaw" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. Slack jawed (most common), slack-jawed, or slackjawed(least common) is literal. It is when a person has a slack, or loose, jaw. When they have an open mouth and it stays open (usually because of surprise, or shock, or astonishment). It can also be an insult to someone, meaning they are very ignorant, and probably inbred. This use goes along with redneck, hick, or hillbilly. This is not very common, and pretty mean. Examples: -she stared slack jawed at the huge pile of papers. -the strength of the small boy left them all slack jawed. -that slackjawed hick is so stupid he’s probably can’t tell his sister from his wife.

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