Definitions for jagdʒæg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jagdʒæg(n.; v.)jagged, jag•ging.

  1. (n.)a sharp projection on an edge or surface.

  2. (v.t.)to cut or slash, esp. in points or pendants along the edge.

  3. (v.i.)to move with a jerk; jog.

Origin of jag:

1350–1400; late ME; of obscure orig.



  1. a period of unrestrained indulgence in an activity; spree; binge:

    a crying jag.

  2. a state of intoxication from liquor.

Origin of jag:

1670–80; earlier and dial., a load of hay or wood (hence, a “load” of drink, a binge), a bundle of briars, prob. alter. of dial. chag a branch of broom (cf. OE ceacga broom, furze)


or J.A.G.

  1. Judge Advocate General.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jag(noun)

    a sharp projection on an edge or surface

    "he clutched a jag of the rock"

  2. jag(noun)

    a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing

  3. jag, dag(noun)

    a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing

  4. jag(verb)

    a bout of drinking or drug taking

  5. jag(verb)

    cut teeth into; make a jagged cutting edge


  1. Jag(Noun)

    A Jaguar car.

  2. Origin: Shortening of Jaguar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jag(noun)

    a notch; a cleft; a barb; a ragged or sharp protuberance; a denticulation

  2. Jag(noun)

    a part broken off; a fragment

  3. Jag(noun)

    a cleft or division

  4. Jag(verb)

    to cut into notches or teeth like those of a saw; to notch

  5. Jag(noun)

    a small load, as of hay or grain in the straw, or of ore

  6. Jag(verb)

    to carry, as a load; as, to jag hay, etc


  1. JAG

    JAG is an American adventure/legal drama television show that was produced by Belisarius Productions, in association with Paramount Network Television and, for the first season only, NBC Productions. Originally conceived as Top Gun meets A Few Good Men, JAG was first aired on NBC on September 23, 1995, but was later canceled on May 22, 1996 after finishing 79th in the ratings, leaving one episode unaired. Rival network CBS picked up the series for a midseason replacement, beginning on January 3, 1997. CBS's decision to air JAG proved very profitable, as it was aired for nine additional seasons and spawned the hit spinoffs NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles. In total, 227 episodes were produced over 10 seasons and the show was seen in over 100 countries. JAG was so popular that it entered syndication early in 1999 and it is still regularly repeated. It was one of the last Paramount-produced TV series to end under that name, prior to the firm becoming CBS Paramount Television.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. JAG

    From the Spanish word _zaga_, meaning a load packed on the outside of a van. In America the load is packed on the inside of a man.

Anagrams of jag

  1. JGA

Translations for jag

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person's own body and personality.

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