Definitions for jaydʒeɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jay, John Jay(noun)

    United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)

  2. jay(noun)

    crested largely blue bird

Wiktionary

  1. Jay(ProperNoun)

    A nickname for James, Jason, or for any male name beginning with a "J" ; also used as a formal given name.

  2. Jay(ProperNoun)

    A nickname of female names beginning with a "J".

  3. Origin: Respelling of the letter jy, by analogy with the following letter kay.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jay(noun)

    any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to Garrulus, Cyanocitta, and allied genera. They are allied to the crows, but are smaller, more graceful in form, often handsomely colored, and usually have a crest

  2. Origin: [F. geai, OF. gai, jaj, perh. fr. OHG. ghi. Cf. Gay.]

Freebase

  1. Jay

    Jays are several species of medium-sized, usually colorful and noisy, passerine birds in the crow family Corvidae. The names jay and magpie are somewhat interchangeable, and the evolutionary relationships are rather complex. For example, the Eurasian Magpie seems more closely related to the Eurasian Jay than to the Oriental Blue and Green Magpies, whereas the Blue Jay is not closely related to either.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eric Berne:

    The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.

  2. Executive Director Charles Breithaupt:

    You need to answer that at some point, to justify Jay's continued participation as this committee chooses to allow it to. It may not.

  3. Marble Falls:

    During the game, two players from John Jay High School targeted one of the game officials and blindsided him, knocking him to the ground.

  4. Cortez Bryant:

    The Internet and blogs took his words out of context, when Wayne was speaking about the partnership with Jay Z, he was speaking about his new deal as an artist owner with Tidal.

  5. Michael Nawrath:

    They completely missed the boat, jay Bradner may come from Dana-Farber, but his pedigree is that of somebody who knows how you take new scientific developments and commercialize them, and how you collaborate.

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