English dictionary


jubilance |ˈdʒuːbɪləns| — a feeling of extreme joy

jubilant |ˈdʒuːbɪlənt| — joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

jubilantly |ˈdʒuːbɪləntli| — in a joyous manner

jubilate |ˈdʒuːbəˌleɪt| — celebrate a jubilee

jubilation |ˌdʒuːbɪˈleɪʃn| — a feeling of extreme joy

jubilee |ˈdʒuːbɪliː| — a special anniversary (or the celebration of it)

Judaic |dʒuːˈdeɪɪk| — of or relating to or characteristic of the Jews or their culture or religion

Judaism |ˈdʒuːdəɪzəm| — Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud

Judas |ˈdʒuːdəs| — (New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless

judder |ˈdʒʌdər| — shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively

Judeo-Christian |dʒuːˌdeɪəʊˈkrɪstʃən| — being historically related to both Judaism and Christianity

judge |dʒʌdʒ| — a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice

judgement |ˈdʒʌdʒmənt| — the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision

Judges |ˈjəjəz| — a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges

judging |ˈdʒʌdʒɪŋ| — the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions

judgment |ˈdʒʌdʒmənt| — an opinion formed by judging something

judgmental |dʒʌdʒˈmentəl| — depending on judgment

judicature |ˈdʒuːdɪkətʃər| — an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business

judicial |dʒuˈdɪʃl| — decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice

judiciary |dʒuˈdɪʃieri| — persons who administer justice

judicious |dʒuˈdɪʃəs| — marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

judo |ˈdʒuːdoʊ| — a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan

jug |dʒʌɡ| — a large bottle with a narrow mouth

jugful |ˈdʒʌɡfʊl| — the quantity contained in a jug

Juggernaut |ˈdʒʌɡərnɔːt| — a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way

juggle |ˈdʒʌɡl| — the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression

juggler |ˈdʒʌɡlər| — a performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterity

jugglery |ˈdʒʌɡləriː| — artful trickery designed to achieve an end

juggling |ˈdʒʌɡəlɪŋ| — the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression

Jugoslav |ˈjuːɡoʊˌslɑːv| — a native or inhabitant of Yugoslavia

Jugoslavian |ˈjuːɡəʊˈslɑːvjən| — a native or inhabitant of Yugoslavia

jugular |ˈdʒʌɡjələr| — veins in the neck that return blood from the head

juice |dʒuːs| — the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue by squeezing or cooking

juicer |ˈdʒuːsər| — a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)

juicy |ˈdʒuːsi| — having strong sexual appeal

jujitsu |dʒuːˈdʒɪtˌsuː| — 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

juju |ˈdʒuːdʒuː| — the power associated with a juju

jujube |ˈdʒuːdʒuːb| — spiny tree having dark red edible fruits

jujutsu  — 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

juke |ˈdʒuːk| — a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox

jukebox |ˈdʒuːkbɑːks| — a cabinet containing an automatic record player; records are played by inserting a coin

julep |ˈdʒuːlep| — bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice

Julian |ˈdʒuːliən| — Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363)

julienne |ˌdʒuːliːˈen| — a vegetable cut into thin strips (usually used as a garnish)

July |dʒuˈlaɪ| — the month following June and preceding August

jumbal |ˈdʒʌmbəl| — small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie

jumble |ˈdʒʌmbl| — a confused multitude of things

jumbled |ˈdʒʌmbəld| — in utter disorder

jumbo |ˈdʒʌmboʊ| — of great mass; huge and bulky

jump |dʒʌmp| — a sudden and decisive increase

jump off |ˈdʒəmp ˈɒf| — set off quickly, usually with success

jump on |ˈdʒəmp ɑːn| — get up on the back of

jump out |ˈdʒəmp ˈaʊt| — be highly noticeable

jumped-up |ˈˌjəmp ˈtəp| — (British informal) upstart

jumper |ˈdʒʌmpər| — a person who jumps

jumping |ˈdʒʌmpɪŋ| — the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump

jumpy |ˈdʒʌmpi| — being in a tense state

junction |ˈdʒʌŋkʃn| — the place where two or more things come together

juncture |ˈdʒʌŋktʃər| — an event that occurs at a critical time

June |dʒuːn| — the month following May and preceding July

Jungian |ˈjʊŋiən| — a follower or advocate of Carl Jung's theories

jungle |ˈdʒʌŋɡl| — a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival

jungly |ˈdʒʌŋɡli| — overgrown with tropical vegetation

junior |ˈdʒuːniər| — term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male

juniper |ˈdʒuːnɪpər| — desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista

junk |dʒʌŋk| — the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

junker |ˈdʒəŋkər| — member of the Prussian aristocracy noted especially for militarism

junket |ˈdʒʌŋkɪt| — dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet

junketing |ˈdʒʌŋkɪtɪŋ| — taking an excursion for pleasure

junkie |ˈdʒʌŋki| — a narcotics addict

junky |ˈdʒʌŋki| — a narcotics addict

Juno |ˈdʒuːnoʊ| — (Roman mythology) queen of the Olympian gods who protected marriage; wife and sister of Jupiter; counterpart of Greek Hera

junta |ˈhʊntə| — a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power

junto |ˈdʒʌntoʊ| — a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue

Jupiter |ˈdʒuːpɪtər| — the largest planet and the 5th from the sun; has many satellites and is one of the brightest objects in the night sky

Jurassic |dʒʊˈræsɪk| — from 190 million to 135 million years ago; dinosaurs; conifers

juridical |dʒʊˈrɪdɪkl| — of or relating to the law or jurisprudence

jurisdiction |ˌdʒʊrɪsˈdɪkʃn| — (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law

jurisdictional |ˌdʒʊrɪsˈdɪkʃnl| — restricted to the geographic area under a particular jurisdiction

jurisprudence |ˌdʒʊrɪsˈpruːdns| — the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do

jurist |ˈdʒʊrɪst| — a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations

juristic |dʒʊˈrɪstɪk| — of or relating to law or to legal rights and obligations

juror |ˈdʒʊrər| — someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury

jury |ˈdʒʊri| — a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law

juryman |ˈdʒʊrimən| — someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury

just |dʒʌst| — of moral excellence

justice |ˈdʒʌstɪs| — the quality of being just or fair

justiciary |dʒəˈstɪʃieri| — formerly a high judicial officer

justifiable |ˈdʒʌstɪfaɪəbl| — capable of being justified

justifiably |ˈdʒʌstɪfaɪəbli| — with good reason

justification |ˌdʒʌstɪfɪˈkeɪʃn| — something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary

justificative |ˈdʒʌstəfəkeɪtɪv| — attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing

justificatory |dʒəˈstɪfəkəˌtɔːriː| — attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing

justified |ˈdʒʌstɪfaɪd| — having words so spaced that lines have straight even margins

justify |ˈdʒʌstɪfaɪ| — show to be right by providing justification or proof

justly |ˈdʒʌstli| — with honesty

justness |ˈdʒʌstnəs| — conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety

jut |dʒʌt| — something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

jute |dʒuːt| — a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks

juvenescence |ˌdʒuːvəˈnɛs(ə)ns| — the process of growing into a youth

juvenile |ˈdʒuːvənl| — a young person, not fully developed

juvenility |ˌdʒuːvəˈnɪlɪtiː| — lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life

juxtapose |ˌdʒʌkstəˈpoʊz| — place side by side

juxtaposed |ˌdʒʌkstəˈpoʊzd| — placed side by side often for comparison

juxtaposition |ˌdʒʌkstəpəˈzɪʃn| — the act of positioning close together (or side by side)