verb (used with object)
Origin of jess
Definition for jess (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for jess
But she surprised the test pilots—there were three, the chief test pilot Jack Waddell, Wygle and Jess Wallick.
“The progressive movement knows how critical adding more Democratic women to our government is,” said spokeswoman Jess McIntosh.
I met Ned 10 years ago when we were all living together—him, Jess, and I—out in L.A., and Ned had been writing this.
Chastain: No, but Jess [Weixler] told me you had some wild night out with dancing?
You were also on a great episode of New Girl where the gang plays “True American” and Nick and Jess kiss.Brooklyn Decker on Her ‘Horrible’ Modeling Experiences, Marriage, and Cracking Hollywood|Marlow Stern|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were no presses or drawers with locks in the house, and Jess got hold of the glove again.
We are shorter than usual just now, said Jess, hating the phrase that comes so often to the lips of poverty.
I never really meant it to sound like that, Chet, declared Jess, shaking her head.
But when Jess had lowered her umbrella and backed into the shop, she found several customers waiting at the counter.
On the Monday morning when I came downstairs, Jess was in her chair by the window, beaming, a piece of paper in her hand.
British Dictionary definitions for jess
Word Origin for jess
Word Origin and History for jess
leg-strap used in hawking and falconry, mid-14c., from Old French jes "straps fastened round the legs of a falcon," plural of jet, literally "cast, throw," from Latin iactus "a throw, cast," from iacere (see jet (v.)). Related: Jesses.