What does ajar mean?

Definitions for ajarəˈdʒɑr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ajar(p)(adj)

    slightly open

    "the door was ajar"


  1. ajar(Verb)

    To turn or open slightly; to become ajar or to cause to become ajar; to be or to hang ajar.

  2. ajar(Verb)

    To show variance or contradiction with something; to be or cause to be askew.

  3. ajar(Adverb)

    Slightly turned or opened.

    The door was standing ajar.

  4. ajar(Adverb)

    Being at variance or in contradiction to something.

  5. ajar(Adjective)

    Slightly turned or opened.

    The door was standing ajar.

  6. Ajar(Noun)

    A member of an ethnographic group of Georgians.

  7. Origin: From ajar, , from on + char, from cierr, from cierran, equivalent to . Akin to akerre, kehren. See char.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ajar(adverb)

    slightly turned or opened; as, the door was standing ajar

  2. Ajar(adverb)

    in a state of discord; out of harmony; as, he is ajar with the world

  3. Origin: [Pref. a- + jar.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ajar

    a-jär′, adv. partly open. [A.S. on, on, cyrr, a turn.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ajar in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ajar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson:

    The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.

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