Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Jan

[jan; for 1 also Dutch, German yahn]
noun
  1. a male given name, form of John.
  2. a female given name, form of Janet.
Show More

Jan.

  1. January.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for jan

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • Master Jan, the Brussels goldsmith, paid me three Philips fl.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • He waited and watched and weighed Jan in the balance of his small judgment.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • The clerks looked curiously at Jan, for they thought she was Mrs. Tancred.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • "Cousin Amelia is only incidental," Jan said, when they were all three seated in the balcony.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • "I don't see anything so very creditable in that," Jan interrupted.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker


British Dictionary definitions for jan

Jan

abbreviation for
  1. January
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012