Definition of lockjaw

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • lockjaw is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 23
  • lockjaw is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 23
  • lockjaw is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 27

Definition of lockjaw


  • an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. tetanus

See definition of lockjaw in Merriam Webster

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