J — ja je ji jo ju
jib |dʒɪb| — any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)
jib-boom |ˈdʒɪb buːm| — (nautical) A spar attached to the outboard end of a bowsprit or flying jib boom with an additional stay to increase sail area.
jibber |ˈdʒɪbər| — A horse that jibs, i.e. refuses, stops short.
jibe |dʒaɪb| — an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
jiff |dʒɪf| — (informal) A jiffy; a moment; a short time.
jiffy |ˈdʒɪfɪ| — a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
jig |dʒɪɡ| — music in three-four time for dancing a jig
jig-saw |ˈdʒɪɡsɔː| — Alternative spelling of jigsaw.
jigger |ˈdʒɪɡər| — a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
jigger-mast |ˈdʒɪɡəˈmɑːst| — Alternative spelling of jiggermast.
jiggermast — any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl
jiggery-pokery |ˌdʒɪɡərɪ ˈpəʊkərɪ| — verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
jiggish — Resembling, or suitable for, a jig, or lively movement.
jiggle |ˈdʒɪɡl| — a slight irregular shaking motion
jigsaw |ˈdʒɪɡsɔː| — a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut
jihad |dʒɪˈhɑːd| — a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal
jihadist |dʒɪˈhɑːdɪst| — a Muslim who is involved in a jihad
Jill |ˈdʒɪl| — (uncommon, vulgar, slang, of a female) To masturbate.
jilt |dʒɪlt| — a woman who jilts a lover
Jim-Crow |ˌdʒɪm ˈkrəʊ| — (historical) Southern United States racist and especially segregationist policies in the late 1800s and early to mid 1900s, taken collectively.
jim-dandy |ˈdʒɪmˈdændiː| — (chiefly US, colloquial) Excellent, outstanding.
jim-jams |ˈdʒɪm dʒæmz| — (informal) pajamas
jimjams |ˈdʒɪmdʒæmz| — (informal) pajamas
jimmy |ˈdʒɪmɪ| — a short crowbar
jimp |dʒɪmp| — (dated, Scotland and N England) neat; trim; delicate; slender; handsome; spruce; elegant.
jimsonweed — intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and prickly fruits
jingle |ˈdʒɪŋɡl| — a metallic sound
jingo |ˈdʒɪŋɡəʊ| — an extreme bellicose nationalist
jingoism |ˈdʒɪŋɡəʊɪzəm| — an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions
jingoist |ˈdʒɪŋɡəʊɪst| — an extreme bellicose nationalist
jink |dʒɪŋk| — A quick evasive turn.
jinks |ˈdʒɪŋks| — noisy and mischievous merrymaking
jinn |jɪn| — (Muslim demonology) A spirit, lower than the angels, who could appear in animal or human form and influence men
jinnee |dʒɪˈniː| — (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
jinny |ˈdʒɪnɪ| — A diminutive of the female given name Virginia.
jinricksha |dʒɪnˈriːkʃɑː| — Alternative spelling of jinriksha.
jinrickshaw — Alternative spelling of jinrikisha.
jinx |dʒɪŋks| — a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
jitney |ˈdʒɪtnɪ| — a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
jitter |ˈjɪdər| — small rapid variations in a waveform resulting from fluctuations in the voltage supply or mechanical vibrations or other sources
jitterbug |ˈdʒɪtərbʌɡ| — a jerky American dance that was popular in the 1940s
jitters |ˈdʒɪtərz| — extreme nervousness
jittery |ˈdʒɪtərɪ| — being in a tense state
jiu-jitsu |dʒjuːˈdʒɪtsuː| — Alternative spelling of jujitsu.
jiujitsu |ˌdʒuːˈdʒɪtsuː| — a method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japan; holds and blows are supplemented by clever use of the attacker's own weight and strength
jive |dʒaɪv| — a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz