Jot - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʒɑːt|  American pronunciation of the word jot
Brit.  |dʒɒt|  British pronunciation of the word jot


- a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note (syn: jotting)
- a slight but appreciable amount (syn: hint, mite, pinch, soupcon, speck, tinge, touch)


- write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of

Examples's obvious that he doesn't have a jot of interest in history...

He paused to jot a few notes on a slip of paper.

I must jot down that telephone number before I forget it.

Followers of the president jostled for position in front of the TV cameras.

A thousand thoughts were jostling around inside my mind.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: jot
he/she/it: jots
present participle: jotting
past tense: jotted
past participle: jotted
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