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Origin of jar1
OTHER WORDS FROM jarjarless, adjective
Definition for jar (2 of 3)
verb (used without object), jarred, jar·ring.
verb (used with object), jarred, jar·ring.
Origin of jar2
OTHER WORDS FROM jarjar·ring·ly, adverbun·jarred, adjectiveun·jar·ring, adjective
Definition for jar (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for jar
Ragab was jarred by the experience of spending the night in jail.Eighty Lashes for Drinking? Egyptian Court Ruling Puts Sharia in the Spotlight|Mike Giglio|April 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The jarred baby foods can be cloyingly sweet or just plain nasty.
This speech, made in absolute thoughtlessness, jarred somehow on Gertrude's sensibilities.The Rubicon|E. F. Benson
At any other time, the Duke would have been jarred by the disgrace to the Junta.Zuleika Dobson|Max Beerbohm
He bent nearly double, and in the act he jarred the partition again.The Ambulance Made Two Trips|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
As Mr. Longcluse walked into town, he caught a passing sight of a handsome young face that jarred upon him.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
I scrambled up, shocked and jarred by the fall, my hands and knees smarting as if they were skinned.The Motor Maid|Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson