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
Then he was sorry for the pride of it, and he pulled it down on his face, and whistled to stop his nose from jagging.The Lost Pibroch|Neil Munro
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
It has been known ever since as Goren's Dome, and a good-sized window, jagging the wall, admits one or two lookers at a time.Idle Hour Stories|Eugenia Dunlap Potts
Then roll it out rather more than half an inch thick, and cut it into square cakes with a jagging iron or with a sharp knife.
Or you may cut it out into separate cakes with a jagging iron, previous to baking.
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