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jewel tone
noun Date: 1939 any of various colors (as amethyst, emerald, and ruby) that resemble those of gemstones
jeweler
or jeweller noun Date: 14th century 1. one who makes or repairs jewelry 2. one who deals in jewelry, precious stones, watches, and usually silverware and china
jeweller
noun see jeweler
jewellery
chiefly British variant of jewelry
jewellike
adjective see jewel I
jewelry
noun Date: 14th century jewels; especially objects of precious metal often set with gems and worn for personal adornment
jewelweed
noun Date: 1818 touch-me-not
Jewess
noun Date: 14th century sometimes offensive a Jewish girl or woman
Jewett
biographical name Sarah Orne 1849-1909 American writer
jewfish
noun Date: 1679 any of various large groupers (especially Epinephelus itajara) that are usually dusky green, brown, or blackish, thickheaded, and rough-scaled; also any of ...
Jewish
adjective Date: circa 1546 of, relating to, or characteristic of the Jews; also being a Jew • Jewishly adverb • Jewishness noun
Jewish American Princess
noun Date: circa 1973 often disparaging a stereotypical well-to-do or spoiled American Jewish girl or woman — called also Jewish Princess
Jewish Autonomous Oblast
or Yevreyskaya geographical name autonomous oblast E Russia in Asia, bordering on the Amur capital Birobidzhan area 13,900 square miles (36,001 square kilometers)
Jewish calendar
noun Date: circa 1888 a calendar in use among Jewish peoples that is reckoned from the year 3761 B.C. and dates in its present form from about A.D. 360 — see month table
Jewish Princess
noun see Jewish American Princess
Jewishly
adverb see Jewish
Jewishness
noun see Jewish
Jewry
noun Date: 14th century 1. plural Jewries a community of Jews 2. the Jewish people
Jews' harp
noun see Jew's harp
Jezebel
noun Etymology: Hebrew Izebhel Date: 14th century 1. the Phoenician wife of Ahab who according to the account in I and II Kings pressed the cult of Baal on the Israelite ...
Jezreel
geographical name town of ancient Palestine in Samaria NW of Mt. Gilboa in Valley of Jezreel; now in N Israel
Jezreel, Valley of
geographical name the E end of the Plain of Esdraelon
jg
abbreviation junior grade
Jhansi
geographical name city N India in S Uttar Pradesh population 313,491
Jharkhand
geographical name state NE India capital Ranchi area 28,832 square miles (74,675 square kilometers), population 21,840,000
Jhelum
or ancient Hydaspes geographical name river 450 miles (724 kilometers) NW India (subcontinent) flowing from Kashmir S & SW into the Chenab
JHVH
variant of YHWH
Jiamusi
or Chia-mu-ssu or Kiamusze geographical name city NE China in E Heilongjiang population 493,409
Jiang Zemin
biographical name 1926- general secretary of Chinese Communist party (1989-2002); president of China (1993- )
Jiangsu
or Kiangsu geographical name province E China bordering on Yellow Sea capital Nanjing area 40,927 square miles (106,001 square kilometers), population 67,056,519
Jiangxi
or Kiangsi geographical name province SE China capital Nanchang area 63,629 square miles (165,435 square kilometers), population 37,710,281
jiao
noun Etymology: Chinese (Beijing) jiaˇo Date: 1949 a monetary unit of the People's Republic of China equal to 1/10 yuan
Jiaozhou
or Kiaochow geographical name bay of Yellow Sea E China in E Shandong area 200 square miles (520 square kilometers)
jib
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1661 a triangular sail set on a stay extending usually from the head of the foremast to the bowsprit or the jibboom; also the small ...
jibber
noun see jib III
jibboom
noun Etymology: 1jib + boom Date: 1748 a spar that forms an extension of the bowsprit
jibe
I. variant of gibe II. verb also gybe (jibed; also gybed; jibing; also gybing) Etymology: perhaps modification of Dutch gijben Date: 1693 intransitive verb 1. to shift ...
jiber
noun see gibe
Jibran
biographical name see Gibran
jicama
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish jícama, from Nahuatl xīcamatl Date: circa 1909 an edible starchy tuberous root of a tropical American vine (Pachyrhizus erosus) of the ...
Jicarilla
noun (plural Jicarilla or Jicarillas) Etymology: American Spanish apaches de la xicarilla, literally, gourd-cup Apaches, from Cerro de la Xicarilla, literally, gourd-cup peak, ...
Jidda
or Jiddah or Jedda or Jeddah geographical name city W Saudi Arabia in Hejaz on Red Sea; port for Mecca population 561,104
Jiddah
geographical name see Jidda
jiff
noun Date: 1797 jiffy
jiffy
noun (plural jiffies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1779 moment, instant
jig
I. noun Etymology: perhaps from Middle French giguer to frolic, from gigue fiddle, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German gīga fiddle; akin to Old Norse geiga to turn ...
jigger
I. noun Date: 1675 1. one that jigs or operates a jig 2. any of several sails 3. jig 3a 4. a. (1) a mechanical device usually with a jerky reciprocating motion ...
jiggery-pokery
noun Etymology: probably alteration of Scots joukery-pawkery, from jouk to dodge, cheat + pawk trick, wile Date: circa 1892 underhanded manipulation or dealings ; trickery
jiggle
verb (jiggled; jiggling) Etymology: frequentative of 2jig Date: 1836 transitive verb to cause to move with quick little jerks or oscillating motions intransitive verb ...
jiggly
adjective see jiggle
jigsaw
I. noun Date: 1873 1. scroll saw 2 2. a light portable electric saw with a vertically reciprocating blade that is used especially for cutting curves 3. jigsaw puzzle II. ...
jigsaw puzzle
noun Date: 1919 a puzzle consisting of small irregularly cut pieces that are to be fitted together to form a picture; also something suggesting a jigsaw puzzle
Jih-k'a-tse
geographical name — see xigaze
jihad
also jehad noun Etymology: Arabic jihād Date: 1869 1. a holy war waged on behalf of Islam as a religious duty; also a personal struggle in devotion to Islam especially ...
Jilin
or Kirin geographical name 1. province NE China in E Manchuria capital Changchun area 72,201 square miles (187,723 square kilometers), population 24,658,721 2. (or formerly ...
jillion
noun Etymology: j + -illion (as in million) Date: circa 1942 zillion • jillion adjective
jilt
I. transitive verb Date: 1673 to drop (as a lover) capriciously or unfeelingly • jilter noun II. noun Etymology: alteration of jillet flirtatious girl Date: circa 1674 ...
jilter
noun see jilt I
jim crow
noun Usage: often capitalized J&C Etymology: Jim Crow, stereotype black man in a 19th century song-and-dance act Date: 1838 1. usually offensive black 4 2. ethnic ...
jim crowism
noun see jim crow
jim-dandy
noun Etymology: from the name Jim Date: 1887 something excellent of its kind • jim-dandy adjective
Jiménez
biographical name Juan Ramón 1881-1958 Spanish poet
Jiménez de Cisneros
biographical name Francisco 1436-1517 Spanish prelate & statesman
jimjams
noun plural Etymology: perhaps alteration of delirium tremens Date: 1852 jitters
jimmies
noun plural Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1947 tiny rod-shaped bits of usually chocolate-flavored candy often sprinkled on ice cream
jimmy
I. noun (plural jimmies) Etymology: from the name Jimmy Date: 1848 a short crowbar II. transitive verb (jimmied; jimmying) Date: 1893 to force open with or as if with a ...
jimsonweed
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Jamestown, Va. Date: 1832 a poisonous tall annual weed (Datura stramonium) of the nightshade family with rank-smelling foliage, ...
Jinan
or Chinan or Tsinan geographical name city E China capital of Shandong population 1,500,000
jingle
I. verb (jingled; jingling) Etymology: Middle English ginglen, of imitative origin Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to make a light clinking or tinkling sound 2. ...
jingler
noun see jingle I
jingly
adjective see jingle II
jingo
I. interjection Etymology: probably euphemism for Jesus Date: 1694 — used as a mild oath usually in the phrase by jingo II. noun (plural jingoes) Etymology: from the fact ...
jingoish
adjective see jingo II
jingoism
noun Date: 1878 extreme chauvinism or nationalism marked especially by a belligerent foreign policy • jingoist noun or adjective • jingoistic adjective • ...
jingoist
noun or adjective see jingoism
jingoistic
adjective see jingoism
jingoistically
adverb see jingoism
Jinja
geographical name city & port SE Uganda on Lake Victoria population 60,979
jink
I. intransitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1785 to move quickly or unexpectedly with sudden turns and shifts (as in dodging) II. noun Date: 1786 1. a quick ...
Jinmen
geographical name — see Quemoy
jinn
noun see jinni
Jinnah
biographical name Mohammed Ali 1876-1948 Indian politician; 1st governor-general of dominion of Pakistan (1947-48)
jinni
or jinn; also djinni or djinn noun (plural jinn or jinns; also djinn or djinns) Etymology: Arabic jinnī demon Date: 1684 1. one of a class of spirits that according to ...
jinricksha
or jinrikisha noun Etymology: Japanese Date: 1874 rickshaw
jinrikisha
noun see jinricksha
jinx
I. noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of jynx wryneck; from the use of wrynecks in witchcraft Date: 1911 one that brings bad luck; also the state or spell of bad luck ...
Jinzhou
or Chinchow or Chin-chou geographical name city NE China in SW Liaoning population 400,000
jipijapa
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Jipijapa, Ecuador Date: 1858 1. a palmlike Central and South American plant (Carludovica palmata of the family Cyclanthaceae) with leaves used ...
JIT
abbreviation 1. job instruction training 2. just in time
jitney
noun (plural jitneys) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1903 1. slang nickel 2a(1) 2. [from the original 5 cent fare] bus 1a; especially a small bus that carries passengers ...
jitter
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1929 1. plural a sense of panic or extreme nervousness 2. the state of mind or the movement of one that jitters 3. irregular ...
jitterbug
I. noun Date: 1938 1. a jazz variation of the two-step in which couples swing, balance, and twirl in standardized patterns and often with vigorous acrobatics 2. one who ...
jitteriness
noun see jittery
jittery
adjective Date: 1931 1. suffering from the jitters 2. marked by jittering movements • jitteriness noun
jiujitsu
variant of jujitsu
Jiulong
or Kowloon geographical name 1. peninsula SE China in Hong Kong opposite Hong Kong Island 2. city on Jiulong Peninsula
jive
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1928 1. swing music or the dancing performed to it 2. a. glib, deceptive, or foolish talk b. the jargon of hipsters c. a ...
jivey
adjective see jive I
Jizah, Al
geographical name — see Giza
Jn
or Jno abbreviation John
JND
abbreviation just noticeable difference
Jno
abbreviation see Jn
jnr
abbreviation Usage: British junior
jnt
abbreviation see jt
jo
noun (plural joes) Etymology: alteration of joy Date: circa 1529 chiefly Scottish sweetheart, dear
Jo
abbreviation Joel
Joachim
biographical name Joseph 1831-1907 Hungarian violinist
Joan of Arc
French Jeanne d'Arc biographical name Saint circa 1412-1431 the Maid of Orleans French national heroine
Joannes est nomen eius
foreign term Etymology: Latin John is his name — motto of Puerto Rico
João Pessoa
or formerly Paraíba geographical name city NE Brazil capital of Paraíba population 497,214
Job
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Iōb, from Hebrew Iyyōbh Date: 14th century 1. the hero of the book of Job who endures afflictions with fortitude and faith 2. a ...
job
I. noun Etymology: perhaps from obsolete English job lump Date: circa 1627 1. a. a piece of work; especially a small miscellaneous piece of work undertaken on order at a ...
job action
noun Date: 1958 a temporary action (as a slowdown) by workers as a protest and means of forcing compliance with demands
job lot
noun Date: 1851 1. a miscellaneous collection of goods for sale as a lot usually to a retailer 2. a miscellaneous and usually inferior collection or group
Job's comforter
noun Etymology: from the tone of the speeches made to Job by his friends Date: 1738 a person who discourages or depresses while seemingly giving comfort and consolation
Job's tears
noun plural Date: 1597 1. hard usually pearly white seeds of a tropical southeast Asian grass (Coix lacryma-jobi) often used as beads 2. singular in construction the grass ...
job-hopper
noun see job-hopping
job-hopping
noun Date: circa 1952 the practice of moving from job to job • job-hopper noun
jobber
noun Date: 1670 one that jobs: as a. (1) wholesaler; specifically a wholesaler who operates on a small scale or who sells only to retailers and institutions (2) ...
jobbery
noun Date: 1837 the act or practice of jobbing; especially corruption in public office
jobbing
adjective Date: 1705 chiefly British working occasionally at separate short jobs
jobholder
noun Date: 1904 a person having a regular job
jobless
adjective Date: 1919 1. having no job 2. of or relating to those having no job • joblessness noun
joblessness
noun see jobless
Jobs
biographical name Steven Paul 1955- American computer entepreneur
Jocasta
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Iokastē Date: 15th century a queen of Thebes who marries Oedipus not knowing that he is her son
jock
I. noun Date: 1826 1. jockey 1 2. disc jockey II. noun Etymology: jockstrap Date: 1922 1. athletic supporter 2. athlete; especially a school or college athlete 3. ...
jock itch
noun Etymology: 2jock Date: 1950 tinea cruris
jockey
I. noun (plural jockeys) Etymology: Jockey, Scots nickname for John Date: 1643 1. a person who rides or drives a horse especially as a professional in a race 2. a person ...
jockey club
noun Date: 1775 an association for the promotion and regulation of horse racing
jockstrap
noun Etymology: English slang jock penis + English strap Date: 1886 athletic supporter
jocose
adjective Etymology: Latin jocosus, from jocus joke Date: 1673 1. given to joking ; merry 2. characterized by joking ; humorous Synonyms: see witty • jocosely adverb ...
jocosely
adverb see jocose
jocoseness
noun see jocose
jocosity
noun see jocose
jocular
adjective Etymology: Latin jocularis, from joculus, diminutive of jocus Date: 1626 1. given to jesting ; habitually jolly or jocund 2. characterized by jesting ; playful ...
jocularity
noun see jocular
jocularly
adverb see jocular
jocund
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin jocundus, alteration of Latin jucundus, from juvare to help Date: 14th century marked by or suggestive of high spirits ...
jocundity
noun see jocund
jocundly
adverb see jocund
jodhpur
noun Etymology: Jodhpur, India Date: 1899 1. plural riding breeches cut full through the hips and close-fitting from knee to ankle 2. an ankle-high boot fastened with a ...
Jodhpur
geographical name 1. (or Marwar) former state NW India bordering on Thar Desert & Rann of Kachchh, since 1949 part of Rajasthan state 2. city, its capital population 666,279
jodhpur boot
noun see jodhpur
Jodl
biographical name Alfred 1890-1946 German general
Jodrell Bank
geographical name locality W England in NE Cheshire near Macclesfield
joe
I. noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: from Joe, nickname for Joseph Date: 1846 fellow, guy II. noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of java Date: 1927 coffee 1a
Joe Blow
noun Date: 1924 an average or ordinary man
Joe Six-Pack
noun Etymology: from the stereotype of a six-pack of beer as a workingman's drink Date: 1975 an ordinary man; specifically a blue-collar worker
joe-pye weed
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1818 any of several tall North American perennial composite herbs (especially Eupatorium maculatum and E. purpureum) with whorled leaves ...
Joel
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Iōēl, from Hebrew Yō'ēl Date: 14th century 1. the traditionally assumed author of the book of Joel 2. a narrative and apocalyptic ...
joey
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1839 Australian a baby animal; especially a baby kangaroo
Joffre
biographical name Joseph-Jacques-Césaire 1852-1931 French field marshal; marshal of France
jog
I. verb (jogged; jogging) Etymology: probably alteration of shog Date: 1548 transitive verb 1. to give a slight shake or push to ; nudge 2. to rouse to alertness 3. ...
jog trot
noun Date: 1796 1. jog II,2b 2. a routine habit or course of action
jogger
noun see jog I
joggle
I. verb (joggled; joggling) Etymology: frequentative of 1jog Date: 1513 transitive verb to shake slightly intransitive verb to move shakily or jerkily • joggler ...
joggler
noun see joggle I
Jogjakarta
geographical name — see Yogyakarta
Johannesburg
geographical name city NE Republic of South Africa in Gauteng population 654,232
Johannine
adjective Etymology: Late Latin Johannes John Date: 1861 of, relating to, or characteristic of the apostle John or the New Testament books ascribed to him
Johannisberg Riesling
noun Etymology: Johannisberg, village in Germany Date: 1976 a Riesling produced in the United States (as in California)
john
noun Etymology: from the name John Date: 1856 1. [probably short for johnny, johnny house privy] toilet 2. a prostitute's client
John
I. noun Etymology: Late Latin Johannes, from Greek Iōannēs, from Hebrew Yōhānān Date: 12th century 1. a Jewish prophet who according to Gospel accounts foretold Jesus' ...
john
noun Etymology: from the name John Date: 1856 1. [probably short for johnny, johnny house privy] toilet 2. a prostitute's client
John
I. noun Etymology: Late Latin Johannes, from Greek Iōannēs, from Hebrew Yōhānān Date: 12th century 1. a Jewish prophet who according to Gospel accounts foretold Jesus' ...
John Barleycorn
noun Date: circa 1620 alcoholic liquor personified
John Bull
noun Etymology: John Bull, character typifying the English nation in The History of John Bull (1712) by John Arbuthnot Date: 1778 1. the English nation personified ; the ...
John Bullish
adjective see John Bull
John Bullishness
noun see John Bull
John Bullism
noun see John Bull
John Day
geographical name river 281 miles (452 kilometers) N Oregon flowing W & N into Columbia River
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
geographical name reservation N central Oregon
John Doe
noun Date: circa 1659 1. a party to legal proceedings whose true name is unknown 2. an average man
John Dory
noun (plural John Dories) Etymology: earlier dory, from Middle English dorre, from Anglo-French doree, literally, gilded one Date: 1754 a widely distributed marine food fish ...
John Hancock
noun Etymology: John Hancock; from the prominence of his signature on the Declaration of Independence Date: 1903 an autograph signature
John Henry
noun Etymology: from the name John Henry, from confusion with John Hancock Date: circa 1914 an autograph signature
John I
biographical name 1357-1433 the Great king of Portugal (1385-1433)
John III Sobieski
biographical name 1629-1696 king of Poland (1674-96)
John Mark
noun mark 1a
John o' Groat's
or John o' Groat's House geographical name locality N Scotland; popularly considered the northernmost point of mainland of Scotland & Great Britain — see Dunnet Head
John o' Groat's House
geographical name see John o' Groat's
John of Austria
biographical name 1547-1578 Don John Spanish general
John of Gaunt
biographical name 1340-1399 Duke of Lancaster; son of Edward III of England
John of Lancaster
biographical name 1389-1435 Duke of Bedford; son of Henry IV of England
John of Leiden
biographical name circa 1509-1536 Dutch Anabaptist
John of Salisbury
biographical name 1115(or 1120)-1180 English ecclesiastic
John of the Cross
biographical name 1542-1591 Juan de Yepes y Álvarez Spanish mystic & poet
John Paul
biographical name name of 2 popes: especially II (Karol Wojtyla) 1920- (pope 1978- )
John the Baptist
noun see John I
johnboat
noun Etymology: from the name John Date: 1905 a narrow flat-bottomed square-ended boat usually propelled by a pole or paddle and used on inland waterways
Johne's disease
noun Etymology: Heinrich A. Johne died 1910 German bacteriologist Date: 1907 a chronic often fatal contagious enteritis of ruminants and especially of cattle that is caused ...
johnny
noun (plural johnnies) Etymology: from the name Johnny Date: 1673 1. often capitalized fellow, guy 2. a short-sleeved collarless gown that is open in the back and is worn ...
Johnny Reb
noun Etymology: from the name Johnny + reb rebel Date: 1865 a Confederate soldier
Johnny-come-lately
noun (plural Johnny-come-latelies or Johnnies-come-lately) Date: 1839 1. a late or recent arrival ; newcomer 2. upstart
Johnny-jump-up
noun Date: 1842 1. a common cultivated European viola (Viola tricolor) which has short-spurred flowers usually blue or purple mixed with white and yellow and from which most ...
Johnny-on-the-spot
noun Date: 1896 a person who is on hand and ready to perform a service or respond to an emergency
johnnycake
noun Etymology: probably from the name Johnny Date: 1739 a bread made with cornmeal
Johns
biographical name Jasper 1930- American artist
johnson
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: from the surname Johnson Date: 1863 often vulgar penis
Johnson
I. biographical name Andrew 1808-1875 17th president of the United States (1865-69) • Johnsonian adjective II. biographical name (Jonathan) Eastman 1824-1906 American ...
Johnson City
geographical name city NE Tennessee S of Virginia border population 55,469
Johnsonese
noun Etymology: Samuel Johnson Date: 1843 a literary style characterized by balanced phraseology and Latinate diction
johnsongrass
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: William Johnston died 1859 American agriculturist Date: 1884 a tall perennial sorghum (Sorghum halepense) originally of the ...
Johnsonian
I. adjective see Johnson I II. adjective see Johnson IV III. adjective see Johnson VIII
Johnston
I. biographical name Albert Sidney 1803-1862 American Confederate general II. biographical name Joseph Eggleston 1807-1891 American Confederate general III. geographical ...
Johnstown
geographical name city SW central Pennsylvania population 23,906
Johor
geographical name state Malaysia in Peninsular Malaysia at S end of Malay Peninsula capital Johor Baharu area 7360 square miles (19,062 square kilometers), population 2,074,297
Johor Baharu
geographical name city S Malaysia (federation) capital of Johor on an inlet opposite Singapore Island population 135,936
joie de vivre
noun Etymology: French, literally, joy of living Date: 1889 keen or buoyant enjoyment of life
join
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French joindre, from Latin jungere — more at yoke Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to put or bring together so ...
joinable
adjective see join I
joinder
noun Etymology: Anglo-French joinder, joindre, from joindre to join Date: 1601 1. conjunction 1 2. a. (1) a joining of parties as plaintiffs or defendants in a suit ...
joiner
noun Date: 14th century one that joins: as a. a person whose occupation is to construct articles by joining pieces of wood b. a gregarious or civic-minded person who ...
joinery
noun Date: 1678 1. the art or trade of a joiner 2. work done by a joiner
joining
noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or an instance of joining one thing to another ; juncture 2. a. the place or manner of being joined together b. something that joins ...
joint
I. noun Etymology: Middle English jointe, from Anglo-French, from joindre Date: 13th century 1. a. (1) the point of contact between elements of an animal skeleton with ...
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Date: 1943 a military advisory group composed of the chiefs of staff of the army and air force, the chief of naval operations, and sometimes the commandant of the marine corps
joint resolution
noun Date: 1838 a resolution passed by both houses of a legislative body that has the force of law when signed by or passed over the veto of the executive
joint-stock company
noun Date: 1776 a company or association consisting of individuals organized to conduct a business for gain and having a joint stock of capital represented by shares owned ...
jointed
adjective see joint I
jointedly
adverb see joint I
jointedness
noun see joint I
jointer
noun Date: 1678 one that joints; especially any of various tools used in preparing wood (as for a joint)
jointly
adverb see joint II
jointress
noun Date: 1602 a woman having a legal jointure
jointure
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. an act of joining ; the state of being joined b. joint 2. a. an estate settled on a wife to be taken by her in lieu of dower b. a ...
jointworm
noun Date: 1851 the larva of any of several small chalcid wasps (genus Harmolita) that attacks the stems of grain and causes swellings like galls at or just above the first ...
Joinvile
or formerly Joinville geographical name city S Brazil NNW of Florianópolis population 346,095
Joinville
biographical name Jean de circa 1224-1317 French chronicler
joist
noun Etymology: Middle English giste, joiste, from Anglo-French giste, from Vulgar Latin *jacitum, from Latin jacēre to lie — more at adjacent Date: 15th century any of ...
jojoba
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, of Uto-Aztecan origin; akin to O'odham hohowai jojoba, Yaqui hohoovam Date: 1900 a shrub or small tree (Simmondsia chinensis syn. S. ...
Jókai
biographical name Mór 1825-1904 Hungarian novelist & dramatist
joke
I. noun Etymology: Latin jocus; perhaps akin to Old High German gehan to say, Sanskrit yācati he asks Date: 1670 1. a. something said or done to provoke laughter; ...
joker
noun Date: 1729 1. a. a person given to joking ; wag b. fellow, guy; especially an insignificant, obnoxious, or incompetent person 2. a playing card added to a pack ...
jokester
noun Date: 1877 joker 1
jokey
also joky adjective (jokier; -est) Date: circa 1825 1. given to joking 2. humorous, comical 3. amusingly ridiculous ; laughable • jokily adverb • jokiness noun
jokily
adverb see jokey
jokiness
noun see jokey
jokingly
adverb see joke II
joky
adjective see jokey
jolie laide
foreign term Etymology: French good-looking ugly woman ; woman who is attractive though not conventionally pretty
Joliet
geographical name city NE Illinois population 106,221
Joliot-Curie
I. biographical name (Jean-) Frédéric 1900-1958 originally Joliot French physicist II. biographical name Irène 1897-1956 formerly Irène Curie-Joliot, daughter of Marie & ...
Jolliet
or Joliet biographical name Louis 1645-1700 French explorer
jollification
noun Date: 1809 festivity, merrymaking
jollity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being jolly ; merriment 2. British a festive gathering
jolly
I. adjective (jollier; -est) Etymology: Middle English joli, from Anglo-French jolif, from jol-, probably from Old Norse jōl midwinter festival — more at yule Date: 14th ...
jolly boat
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1741 a ship's boat of medium size used for general-purpose work
Jolly Roger
noun Etymology: probably from 1jolly + the name Roger Date: circa 1785 a black flag with a white skull and crossbones formerly used by pirates as their ensign
Jolo
geographical name island S Philippines; chief island of Sulu Archipelago area 345 square miles (897 square kilometers)
jolt
I. verb Etymology: probably blend of obsolete joll to strike and jot to bump Date: 1596 transitive verb 1. to cause to move with a sudden jerky motion 2. to give a knock ...
jolt-wagon
noun Date: 1886 Midland a farm wagon
jolter
noun see jolt I
jolty
adjective see jolt II
Jomini
biographical name Henri de 1779-1869 Swiss-born soldier & military strategist
jomon
adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Japanese jōmon, literally, straw rope pattern; from the decoration on the pottery Date: 1943 of, relating to, or typical of a ...
Jon
abbreviation Jonah; Jonas
Jonah
noun Etymology: Hebrew Yōnāh Date: 14th century 1. an Israelite prophet who according to the account in the book of Jonah resisted a divine call to preach repentance to the ...
Jonas
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Hebrew Yōnāh Date: 14th century Jonah
Jonathan
noun Etymology: Hebrew Yōnāthān Date: 14th century 1. a son of Saul and friend of David according to the account in I Samuel 2. American; especially a New Englander 3. ...
Jones
I. biographical name Anson 1798-1858 president of the Republic of Texas (1844-46) II. biographical name Daniel 1881-1967 English phonetician III. biographical name Howard ...
jones
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1965 1. slang habit, addiction; especially addiction to heroin 2. slang heroin 3. slang an avid desire or appetite for something ...
Jonesboro
geographical name city NE Arkansas population 55,515
jongleur
noun Etymology: French, from Old French jogleour — more at juggler Date: 1779 an itinerant medieval entertainer proficient in juggling, acrobatics, music, and recitation

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