- to interfere with (radio signals or the like) by sending out other signals of approximately the same frequency.
- (of radio signals or the like) to interfere with (other signals).
- to make good progress; do well: Working alone is awesome when I’m jamming on a project that I love.
- to thoroughly like or enjoy something: The colors came out rather well, but I'm just not jamming on the actual image.
- jam session.
- a piece of music: On November 18, the 16-year-old star dropped her new jam, marking an evolution in her sound and style.
- something that one particularly likes, enjoys, or does well: Seriously, a huge meat patty and garlic fries are pretty much my jam after a day outside.Since math is not my jam, I’ll let y’all figure out the rest.
- something that one finds pleasant or easy: Life isn't all jam for me just now.
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Origin of jam2
OTHER WORDS FROM jamjamlike, jammy, adjective
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How to use jam in a sentence
Koslow had faced criticism earlier in the summer for serving moldy jam at her restaurant, allegedly taking credit for other people’s recipes, and hiding an illegal kitchen space from the health department.The Mess That Is the 2020 James Beard Awards, Explained|Elazar Sontag|September 11, 2020|Eater
Many of these worker bees weren’t looking for electronic jams or Gregorian chants.People who really miss the office are listening to its sounds at home|Tanya Basu|September 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In early April, during that brief phase when lockdown felt more like an unexplored alien planet than the inescapable traffic jam it soon became, I called Japan’s biggest karaoke operators to see what they made of it all.
That weekend and Monday saw 10-hour traffic jams to cross the border, the Union-Tribune reports.Border Report: The Lingering Trauma of Family Separation|Maya Srikrishnan|August 31, 2020|Voice of San Diego
However, if that is your jam and a wall with a hole in it somewhere awaits you, have at it.
Most Cacophony events were one-off affairs, just enough to jam the culture a bit before moving on.Before the Bros, SantaCon Was as an Anti-Corporate Protest|David Freedlander|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The rears of planes are becoming hell with smaller, harder seats to jam as many passengers in as possible.Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room|Clive Irving|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like Jolly, most of the women raced other motorized vehicles before making it into Monster Jam.
In 2015, Monster Jam will have a fleet of eight female drivers.
When my British husband insisted that what he truly wanted for his birthday was to see a Monster Jam Truck show, I cringed inside.
He became the low-born, petty tradesman, using the language of the hands of his jam factory.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The system would be perfect for the mellowing of port or madeira, but when it is applied to plum and apple jam or, when 18 pr.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
I dont think much of this jam pie, complained Chet, holding up a wedge that he had taken from his sisters basket.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
A river a hundred feet in width was crossed by a convenient jam of logs and trees.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
If anybody else offered him a bigger piece, or more jam, he would very quickly leave me.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for jam (1 of 3)
Derived forms of jamjammer, noun
Word Origin for jam
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see under get in a bind.