Other definitions for jay (2 of 3)
a marijuana cigarette.
Other definitions for Jay (3 of 3)
John, 1745–1829, U.S. statesman and jurist: first chief justice of the U.S. 1789–95.
a male given name.
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How to use jay in a sentence
There just wasn’t anything jay wouldn’t do to make things work.After decades together, Jay Marsh is saying good-bye, and George Mason is saying thanks | John Feinstein | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
jay played two seasons for Linn and, after graduating, became a volunteer assistant and then a full-time assistant before going to work in the business office.After decades together, Jay Marsh is saying good-bye, and George Mason is saying thanks | John Feinstein | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
jay assigned himself the Eastern Circuit, which included his home state of New York, Roberts wrote.Chief Justice Roberts, in year-end report, thanks judiciary for performance during pandemic | Robert Barnes | December 31, 2020 | Washington Post
There were no cases to hear, so jay and a colleague began circuit-riding, traveling around the young country to hear cases in lower courts.Chief Justice Roberts, in year-end report, thanks judiciary for performance during pandemic | Robert Barnes | December 31, 2020 | Washington Post
According to jay, fat reduction has more to do with your meals than your workouts.Some trainers tout HIIT as the best way to burn belly fat. Here’s what science says. | Pam Moore | December 15, 2020 | Washington Post
Some of the things that jay lied about to the cops actually make a ton of sense.
jay is hard to empathize with and his silence suggests that, yeah, something is up.
Adnan is far more likeable than jay because we hear directly from him.
That explanation is believable…but increasingly less so when you hear jay talk about the nature of his relationship with Adnan.
In all fairness to jay, he told The Intercept that he never expected to be a major figure in Serial.
The local name "Geai" may perhaps have misled him as to the occasional appearance of the jay.Birds of Guernsey (1879) | Cecil Smith
It would give every jay legisature a show to rough the railroads beautifully.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
The names jay, Peacock, and Parrott point to showiness and pride and empty talkativeness.Stories That Words Tell Us | Elizabeth O'Neill
The Jews are no more God's chosen people than the jay is his chosen bird, or the mosquito his chosen insect.Tyranny of God | Joseph Lewis
jay staggered back against the wall, then collapsed to the floor.The Status Civilization | Robert Sheckley
British Dictionary definitions for jay (1 of 2)
any of various passerine birds of the family Corvidae (crows), esp the Eurasian Garrulus glandarius, with a pinkish-brown body, blue-and-black wings, and a black-and-white crest: See also blue jay
a foolish or gullible person
British Dictionary definitions for Jay (2 of 2)
John 1745–1829, American statesman, jurist, and diplomat; first chief justice of the Supreme Court (1789–95). He negotiated the treaty with Great Britain (Jay's treaty, 1794), that settled outstanding disputes
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