1. showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages

    Synonyms : covetous, envious
    Examples :
    • jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions
  2. suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival

    Synonyms : green-eyed, overjealous
    Examples :
    • a jealous lover


  1. the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice

    Synonyms : jan
    Type Of : gregorian calendar month


  1. lucrative

    Synonyms : fat
    Examples :
    • a juicy contract
  2. suggestive of sexual impropriety

    Synonyms : blue, gamey, gamy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy
    Examples :
    • a juicy scandal
  3. having strong sexual appeal

    Synonyms : luscious, lush, red-hot, toothsome, voluptuous
    Examples :
    • juicy barmaids
  4. full of juice

    Antonyms : juiceless


  1. a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons

    Type Of : european
  2. a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks

    Type Of : plant fiber, plant fibre


  1. marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

    Synonyms : marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, stick
    Type Of : cigaret, fag, coffin nail, butt, cigarette
  2. provide with a joint

    Synonyms : articulate
    Type Of : supply, furnish, render, provide
    Examples :
    • the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
  3. (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)

    Synonyms : articulatio, articulation
    Type Of : body part
  4. a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion

    Synonyms : roast
    Type Of : cut of meat, cut
  5. the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

    Synonyms : articulation, join, junction, juncture
    Type Of : connection, link, connexion
  6. a disreputable place of entertainment

    Type Of : spot
  7. affecting or involving two or more

    Examples :
    • joint income-tax return
    • joint ownership
  8. fasten with a joint

    Type Of : fix, fasten, secure
  9. fit as if by joints

    Type Of : fit, go
  10. involving both houses of a legislature

    Examples :
    • a joint session of Congress
  11. junction by which parts or objects are joined together

    Type Of : junction, conjunction
  12. separate (meat) at the joint

    Type Of : part, disunite, divide, separate
  13. united or combined

    Antonyms : separate
    Examples :
    • a joint session of Congress
    • joint owners


  1. talk socially without exchanging too much information

    Synonyms : chaffer, chat, chatter, chew the fat, chit-chat, chitchat, claver, confab, confabulate, gossip, natter, shoot the breeze, visit
    Type Of : converse, discourse
  2. censure severely or angrily

    Synonyms : bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, scold, take to task, trounce
    Type Of : criticize, pick apart, knock, criticise
  3. talk incessantly and tiresomely

    Synonyms : rattle on, yack, yack away, yap away
    Type Of : speak, verbalise, mouth, talk, utter, verbalize
  4. chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

    Synonyms : chew, manducate, masticate
    Type Of : grind, grate
    Examples :
    • He jawed his bubble gum
  5. holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object

    Type Of : holding device
  6. the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

    Type Of : lineament, feature
  7. the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

    Type Of : bone, os


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

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

    Synonyms : juggle
    Type Of : performance


  1. show to be right by providing justification or proof

    Synonyms : vindicate
    Type Of : uphold, maintain
  2. adjust the spaces between words

    Type Of : set, adjust, correct
    Examples :
    • justify the margins
  3. (used of God) declare innocent; absolve from the penalty of sin

    Type Of : free, absolve


  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


  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