/ (dʒɑːp) /
(tr) Northeast English dialect to strike or smash, esp to break the shell of (an egg) at Easter
DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Word Origin for jarp
from Scottish jaup, jawp to dash or splash like water: perhaps of imitative origin
Words nearby jarp
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
Example sentences from the Web for jarp
He perceives Jarp standing at the wings made up as Binns the Butler.
She's bitten every finger of mine to the bone, and I'm certain she's quite equal to defending herself against Jarp.