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Origin of jade1
OTHER WORDS FROM jadejadelike, adjective
Words nearby jade
Definition for jade (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), jad·ed, jad·ing.
Origin of jade2
OTHER WORDS FROM jadejadish, adjectivejad·ish·ly, adverbjad·ish·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for jade
The portrait, titled Amy Jade, depicts the tattooed songstress with her signature beehive hairstyle in a yellow dress.Who Is Bambi, the Artist Behind Kim Kardashian’s Wedding-Gift Portrait?|Justin Jones|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result is a jade green soup that is smooth and gently tonic.
In 1996 the demand got so overwhelming that I made [Jade and Pearl] my focus.
Starita first opened Jade and Pearl in 1974, but always maintained it as a side project while holding down full-time jobs.
Is he a bearded Mongolian warrior on horseback, decked out in lustrous jade and gold armor?‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken|Marlow Stern|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frey was watching her and then he was glancing sideways to a little jade box that held cigarettes.
She blinked some more and then she reached out to the little jade box and took a cigarette.
Kano sat as she had left him, motionless, now, as the white jade vase within the tokonoma.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Here are found richly hand-carved furniture, splendid jade and malachite vases.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
And so staid without a good while, and saw my Lady Peters, an impudent jade, soliciting all the Lords on her behalf.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
British Dictionary definitions for jade (1 of 2)
- a semiprecious stone consisting of either jadeite or nephrite. It varies in colour from white to green and is used for making ornaments and jewellery
- (as modifier)jade ornaments
- the green colour of jade
- (as modifier)a jade skirt