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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
The artificiality of the TV show, when paired with the growing intimacy between the cast members, was often jarringly surreal.The Surreal Genius of Bravo’s Rich Kids Docudrama ‘NYC Prep’|Amy Zimmerman|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They sign off—jarringly, with a forced smile, reminiscent of his December 2000 concession speech: “Hope to see you soon.”
Silverman's big break came with a cameo in 2005's The Aristocrats, when she told a jarringly bawdy version of the famous joke.
Jarringly, both Drew and Jill seemed complicit with the producers rather than with us, the patients.
Yet so convincingly does Sidibe play the part that meeting the actress for the first time is jarringly surreal.
His voice, high-pitched and jarringly loud for the occasion, suddenly broke off.Mother|Maksim Gorky
Still they played, jarringly, for that was their untutored wont.Meadow Grass|Alice Brown
And then, as they neared the church, the clang of the bells burst forth loudly and jarringly.Vera Nevill|Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
But at Orange their sparkle vanished, and they were jarringly out of place.The Christmas Kalends of Provence|Thomas A. Janvier
All about Smoke men tripped and fell, and several times he pitched forward himself, jarringly, on hands and knees.Smoke Bellew|Jack London