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jean (pl.) pants made from a heavy, often blue, twilled cotton cloth. [2 definitions]
jeep a small motor vehicle usu. equipped with four-wheel drive and suited to use in rugged terrain, originally developed for military use and later adapted for civilian use. [2 definitions]
jeepers used to express moderate surprise, emotion, emphasis, or the like.
jeer to remark in a loud, mocking, abusive manner. [3 definitions]
jeez (slang, sometimes offensive) used to express surprise or mild annoyance.
Jefferson City the capital of Missouri.
Jeffrey pine a tall pine tree of the northwestern United States, having long, blue-green needles and elongated cones.
Jehoshaphat according to the Old Testament, a king of Judah who ruled in the ninth century B.C.
Jehovah a name of God derived from ancient Hebrew terms that is used by Christians, esp. in certain English translations of the Old Testament.
Jehovah's Witnesses a Christian sect that opposes war and governments, believes in the imminent end of the world, and actively seeks new converts.
jejune lacking interest or liveliness; dull. [3 definitions]
jejunum the coiled central portion of the small intestine, between the duodenum and the ileum.
Jekyll and Hyde in the nineteenth-century novel The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, the protagonist, who changes from the benevolent Dr. Jekyll into the evil Mr. Hyde. [2 definitions]
jell to solidify or congeal; become like a gel or jelly. [5 definitions]
jellify to make or turn into jelly.
Jell-O trademark for a sweetened, fruit-flavored gelatin dessert.
jelly a food jelled by gelatin or pectin, esp. a sweet preparation of concentrated fruit juice that is usu. spread on bread. [4 definitions]
jellybean a small, egg-shaped, colored candy that has a hardened sugar coating and a gelatinous center.
jellyfish any of a large number of soft, jellylike marine animals that usu. have numerous tentacles hanging down from a bell-shaped body. [2 definitions]
jellyroll a thin sheet of sponge cake spread with fruit jelly or jam and rolled up.
je ne sais quoi I don't know what (French); an indefinable quality.