Definition of lockjaw


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • lockjaw is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 23 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • lockjaw is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 27 according to ENABLE dictionary

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