jeopard

[jep-erd]

verb (used with object)

to jeopardize.

Nearby words

  1. jensen,
  2. jensen's disease,
  3. jensen, johannes vilhelm,
  4. jensenism,
  5. jeon,
  6. jeopardise,
  7. jeopardize,
  8. jeopardous,
  9. jeopardy,
  10. jephthah

Origin of jeopard

1325–75; Middle English juparten, back formation from jupartie jeopardy, representing Middle French jeu partir to divide play, play, hence, take a chance

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