verb (used with object), jagged, jag·ging.
verb (used without object), jagged, jag·ging.
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Origin of jag1
OTHER WORDS FROM jagjagless, adjective
Definition for jag (2 of 3)
Origin of jag2
Definition for jag (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for jag
We are still in the age of the houppelande, the time of cut edges, jagging, big sleeves and trailing gowns.English Costume|Dion Clayton Calthrop
The coast became beetling precipice, that rolled inland forest-clad to mountains jagging ragged peaks through the clouds.Vikings of the Pacific|Agnes C. Laut
There was a black stretch of something jagging the lower edge of the segment.
Roll some of the crust very thin, cut it into narrow strips, with a jagging iron, and lay it on the pie in a fanciful manner.
She did it in broad strokes, painting the walls of our bedroom with her blood, jagging all night through rant after rant.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for jag (1 of 4)
verb jags, jagging or jagged
Word Origin for jag
British Dictionary definitions for jag (2 of 4)
- intoxication from drugs or alcohol
- a bout of drinking or drug taking