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jib1 a sail that is shaped like a triangle and used in the front of a sailing boat.
jiffy (informal) a very short time; instant.
jig2 a fast, lively dance. [4 definitions]
jigsaw a saw that can be used to cut sharp corners or curved designs. Jigsaws are usually powered by electricity.
jigsaw puzzle a puzzle that is made of a picture that has been cut into pieces of different shapes. The separate pieces must be put together to form the picture again. A jigsaw puzzle is usually made of thick cardboard or wood.
jingle to make a sound like light metal objects hitting against each other again and again. [4 definitions]
jinx someone or something that is believed to cause bad luck. [2 definitions]
job a particular task or piece of work. [3 definitions]
jockey a person whose work is riding horses in races.
jog1 to give a little push or shake; nudge. [4 definitions]
join to put, bring, or fasten together. [5 definitions]
joint a place or point where two or more parts come together or are connected. [2 definitions]
joke a short story, usually with a funny ending, that is told to make people laugh. [3 definitions]
jolly cheerful, full of fun, and merry.
jolt to shake up or cause to move with a jerk. [4 definitions]
jonquil a white or yellow flower with a pleasant smell. The jonquil is much like the daffodil.
Jordan a country in southwestern Asia. It lies east of Israel. Amman is the capital of Jordan. [2 definitions]
jostle to push, crowd, or bump into on purpose. [2 definitions]
jot to write in a quick and simple way (usually followed by "down").
journal a record of a person's experiences, thoughts, or daily events; diary. [2 definitions]
journalism the work of collecting news and information and giving it out to the public through newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or other media.