jury

  1. a committee appointed to judge a competition

    Synonyms : panel
    Type Of : committee, commission
  2. a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law

    Type Of : body

juggle

  1. the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression

    Synonyms : juggling
    Type Of : rearrangement
  2. throwing and catching several objects simultaneously

    Synonyms : juggling
    Type Of : performance
  3. influence by slyness

    Synonyms : beguile, hoodwink
    Type Of : cheat, chisel, rip off
  4. deal with simultaneously

    Type Of : deal, care, handle, manage
    Examples :
    • She had to juggle her job and her children
  5. hold with difficulty and balance insecurely

    Type Of : balance, poise
    Examples :
    • the player juggled the ball
  6. manipulate by or as if by moving around components

    Type Of : wangle, cook, fake, falsify, fudge, manipulate, misrepresent
    Examples :
    • juggle an account so as to hide a deficit
  7. throw, catch, and keep in the air several things simultaneously

    Type Of : throw

july

  1. the month following June and preceding August

    Type Of : gregorian calendar month

joyous

  1. full of or characterized by joy

    Antonyms : joyless
    Examples :
    • felt a joyous abandon
    • joyous laughter

jain

  1. relating to or characteristic of Jainism

    Synonyms : jainist

juvenile

  1. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

    Synonyms : adolescent, jejune, puerile
    Examples :
    • their behavior was juvenile
  2. a young person, not fully developed

    Synonyms : juvenile person
    Antonyms : adult
    Type Of : mortal, individual, soul, person, somebody, someone
  3. of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people

    Examples :
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

jeremiad

  1. a long and mournful complaint

    Type Of : complaint
    Examples :
    • a jeremiad against any form of government

jocularity

  1. fun characterized by humor

    Synonyms : jocosity
    Type Of : play, fun, sport
  2. a feeling facetious merriment

    Synonyms : jocundity
    Type Of : gaiety, merriment
  3. activity characterized by good humor

    Synonyms : jest, joke
    Type Of : diversion, recreation

jazz

  1. empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

    Synonyms : idle words, malarkey, malarky, nothingness, wind
    Type Of : talk, talking
    Examples :
    • don't give me any of that jazz
  2. have sexual intercourse with

    Synonyms : bang, be intimate, bed, bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, hump, know, lie with, love, make love, make out, roll in the hay, screw, sleep together, sleep with
    Type Of : copulate, mate, pair, couple
  3. a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

    Type Of : popular music genre, popular music
  4. a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands

    Type Of : dance music
  5. play something in the style of jazz

    Type Of : play, spiel

jettison

  1. throw as from an airplane

    Type Of : throw
  2. throw away, of something encumbering

    Type Of : cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, cast aside, toss out