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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jagnoun

    a sharp projection on an edge or surface

    "he clutched a jag of the rock"

  2. jagnoun

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

  3. jag, dagnoun

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

  4. jagverb

    a bout of drinking or drug taking

  5. jagverb

    cut teeth into; make a jagged cutting edge


  1. Jagnoun

    A Jaguar car.

  2. Etymology: Shortening of Jaguar.


  1. Jag

    Jag is a term commonly used as an abbreviation for "jaguar." In zoology, jaguar refers to a large predatory mammal belonging to the Panthera genus, primarily found in the Americas. It is characterized by its muscular build, distinctive coat with rosette patterns, and powerful jaws. Jaguars are known for their ability to climb trees and are considered top predators in their ecosystems.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jagnoun

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

  2. Jagnoun

    a part broken off; a fragment

  3. Jagnoun

    a cleft or division

  4. Jagverb

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

  5. Jagnoun

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

  6. Jagverb

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

  7. Etymology: [Scot. jag, jaug, a leather bag or wallet, a pocket. Cf. Jag a notch.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jag

    jag, n. a notch: a ragged protuberance: (bot.) a cleft or division: (Scot.) a stab.—v.t. to cut into notches: to stab or pierce:—pr.p. jag′ging; pa.p. jagged.—adjs. Jag′ged, Jag′gy, notched, rough-edged, uneven.—adv. Jag′gedly.—ns. Jag′gedness; Jag′ger, a brass wheel with a notched edge for cutting cakes, &c., into ornamental forms—also Jag′ging-ī′ron. [Celt.; W., Gael., Ir. gag, a cleft.]

  2. Jag

    jag, n. a load: a saddle-bag: a quantity: (U.S.) as much liquor as one can carry.—n. Jag′ger, a peddler.

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.

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  1. JAG

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Jag

    An Americanism for drunkenness. The word is employed in a variety of ways: “He’s got a jag on”--“He’s on a drinking bout”; “He’s on his jags”--“He knows how it is to have the jags”; “He has the jags just now,” etc. etc.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jag in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jag in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of jag in a Sentence

  1. Chris Hemsworth:

    We had this pretty cool souped-up Lexus that we got to drive which has all sorts of gadgets and the ability to ... fly across water and fly up walls and all sorts of things, and then there was this old classic Jag (Jaguar) that just looked like a classic beautiful car but again, all the weapons ... come out of the exhaust pipe and the side-view mirror and so on, so that was pretty awesome.

  2. Hindi Filmy Quote:

    Jag uska joh paisa wala ho, Ghaple se mile ya rishwat se(The world belongs to the one who has money, whether you get it by duping or taking bribe)

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