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


  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


  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


  1. extremely crowed or filled to capacity

    Synonyms : jam-packed, packed
    Examples :
    • a suitcase jammed with dirty clothes


  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. of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion

    Synonyms : judaic


  1. a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

    Synonyms : bathroom, can, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet
    Type Of : room
  2. youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)

    Synonyms : john lackland, king john
  3. a prostitute's customer

    Synonyms : trick, whoremaster, whoremonger
    Type Of : client, customer
  4. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation

    Synonyms : john the divine, john the evangelist, saint john, saint john the apostle, st. john, st. john the apostle
  5. the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament

    Synonyms : gospel according to john


  1. the act of positioning close together (or side by side)

    Synonyms : apposition, collocation
    Type Of : location, placement, position, positioning, emplacement, locating
    Examples :
    • it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors
  2. a side-by-side position

    Type Of : place, position


  1. bypass

    Synonyms : pass over, skip, skip over
    Type Of : miss, pretermit, leave out, drop, omit, neglect, overleap, overlook
  2. descent with a parachute

    Synonyms : parachuting
    Type Of : descent
  3. cause to jump or leap

    Synonyms : leap
    Examples :
    • the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop
  4. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

    Synonyms : leap
    Type Of : shift, change, switch
    Examples :
    • jump to a conclusion
    • jump from one thing to another
  5. rise in rank or status

    Synonyms : climb up, rise
    Type Of : change
    Examples :
    • Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list
  6. run off or leave the rails

    Synonyms : derail
    Type Of : go, locomote, move, travel
  7. a sudden involuntary movement

    Synonyms : start, startle
    Type Of : inborn reflex, innate reflex, physiological reaction, instinctive reflex, unconditioned reflex, reflex response, reflex action, reflex
  8. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

    Synonyms : alternate
    Type Of : vary, alter, change
  9. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

    Synonyms : start, startle
    Type Of : move
  10. a sudden and decisive increase

    Synonyms : leap
    Type Of : increase
    Examples :
    • a jump in attendance
  11. an abrupt transition

    Synonyms : leap, saltation
    Type Of : transition
  12. start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery

    Synonyms : jump-start, jumpstart
    Type Of : start, start up
  13. move forward by leaps and bounds

    Synonyms : bound, leap, spring
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • Can you jump over the fence?
  14. jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

    Synonyms : chute, parachute
    Type Of : dive, plunge, plunk
  15. be highly noticeable

    Synonyms : jump out, leap out, stand out, stick out
    Type Of : look, seem, appear
  16. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

    Synonyms : jumping
    Type Of : propulsion, actuation
    Examples :
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected
  17. jump down from an elevated point

    Synonyms : jump off, leap
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • the parachutist didn't want to jump
    • every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge
  18. enter eagerly into

    Type Of : enter, participate
    Examples :
    • He jumped into the game
  19. (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

    Type Of : transition
  20. increase suddenly and significantly

    Type Of : wax, climb, mount, rise
    Examples :
    • Prices jumped overnight
  21. make a sudden physical attack on

    Type Of : assault, set on, assail, attack
    Examples :
    • The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat


  1. someone who keeps a diary or journal

    Synonyms : diarist, diary keeper
    Type Of : writer
  2. a writer for newspapers and magazines

    Type Of : author, writer