jail

  1. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

    Synonyms : gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jug, lag, put away, put behind bars, remand
    Type Of : confine, detain
  2. a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

    Synonyms : clink, gaol, jailhouse, pokey, poky, slammer
    Type Of : correctional institution

jocundity

  1. a feeling facetious merriment

    Synonyms : jocularity
    Type Of : gaiety, merriment

jocosely

  1. with humor

    Synonyms : jocular

joy

  1. feel happiness or joy

    Synonyms : rejoice
    Type Of : feel, experience
  2. the emotion of great happiness

    Synonyms : joyfulness, joyousness
    Antonyms : sorrow
    Type Of : emotion
  3. something or someone that provides a source of happiness

    Synonyms : delight, pleasure
    Type Of : positive stimulus
    Examples :
    • a joy to behold
  4. make glad or happy

    Synonyms : gladden

jeer

  1. laugh at with contempt and derision

    Synonyms : barrack, flout, gibe, scoff
    Type Of : twit, bait, cod, rag, rally, razz, ride, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease
    Examples :
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker
  2. showing your contempt by derision

    Synonyms : jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffing
    Type Of : derision

jeers

  1. laugh at with contempt and derision

    Synonyms : barrack, flout, gibe, scoff
    Type Of : twit, bait, cod, rag, rally, razz, ride, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease
    Examples :
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker
  2. showing your contempt by derision

    Synonyms : jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffing
    Type Of : derision

junk

  1. the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

    Synonyms : debris, detritus, dust, rubble
    Type Of : scrap, trash, rubbish
  2. dispose of (something useless or old)

    Synonyms : scrap, trash
    Type Of : toss out, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away
    Examples :
    • junk an old car
  3. any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails

    Type Of : boat

just

  1. (used for emphasis) absolutely

    Synonyms : simply
    Examples :
    • I just can't take it anymore
    • he was just grand as Romeo
  2. indicating exactness or preciseness

    Synonyms : exactly, precisely, properly
    Examples :
    • it was just as he said--the jewel was gone
    • it has just enough salt
  3. free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules

    Synonyms : fair
  4. of moral excellence

    Synonyms : good, upright
    Examples :
    • a just cause
  5. by a little

    Synonyms : barely
    Examples :
    • I only just caught the bus
    • he finished the marathon in just under 3 hours
    • the batter just missed being hit
  6. and nothing more

    Synonyms : but, merely, only, simply
    Examples :
    • just a scratch
  7. only a moment ago

    Synonyms : just now
    Examples :
    • he has just arrived
    • the sun just now came out
  8. fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience

    Synonyms : equitable
  9. only a very short time before

    Synonyms : barely, hardly, scarce, scarcely
  10. used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting

    Antonyms : unjust
    Examples :
    • a just and lasting peace
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance

jejune

  1. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

    Synonyms : adolescent, juvenile, puerile
    Examples :
    • jejune responses to our problems
  2. of insufficient quantity to meet a need

    Synonyms : inadequate, poor, short
    Examples :
    • the jejune diets of the very poor
  3. lacking interest or significance or impact

    Synonyms : insipid
    Examples :
    • jejune novel

juggernaut

  1. a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way

    Synonyms : steamroller
    Type Of : force, power
  2. an avatar of Vishnu

    Synonyms : jagannath, jagannatha, jagganath
  3. a crude idol of Krishna

    Type Of : god, graven image, idol