Dictionary.com

jot

[ jot ]
/ dʒɒt /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: jot / jotted / jotting on Thesaurus.com

verb (used with object), jot·ted, jot·ting.
to write or mark down quickly or briefly (usually followed by down): Jot down his license number.
noun
the least part of something; a little bit: I don't care a jot.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Idioms about jot

    not a jot or tittle, not a bit; not at all: The world situation matters not a jot or tittle to him.

Origin of jot

1520–30; earlier iot, iote<Latin iōta<Greek iôtaiota
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use jot in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for jot

jot
/ (dʒɒt) /

verb jots, jotting or jotted
(tr usually foll by down) to write a brief note of
noun
(used with a negative) a little bit (in phrases such as not to care (or give) a jot)

Word Origin for jot

C16: from Latin jota, from Greek iōta, of Semitic origin; see iota
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK