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

jammed

  1. extremely crowed or filled to capacity

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

juries

  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

jewish

  1. of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion

    Synonyms : judaic

john

  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

juxtaposition

  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

jump

  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

journalist

  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