What does jejune mean?

Definitions for jejunedʒɪˈdʒun

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jejune.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. insubstantial, jejune(adj)

    lacking in nutritive value

    "the jejune diets of the very poor"

  2. adolescent, jejune, juvenile, puerile(adj)

    displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

    "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes"

  3. insipid, jejune(adj)

    lacking interest or significance or impact

    "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"


  1. Jejune(a.)

    Void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune narrative.3. Juvenile; childish; immature.

  2. Jejune(a.)

    Lacking nutritional value.

  3. Origin: [L. jejunus fasting, hungry, dry, barren, scanty; of unknown origin.]


  1. jejune(Adjective)

    Not nutritious.

  2. jejune(Adjective)

    Lacking matter; empty; devoid of substance.

  3. jejune(Adjective)

    Naive; simplistic.

  4. Origin: From ieiunus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jejune(adj)

    lacking matter; empty; void of substance

  2. Jejune(adj)

    void of interest; barren; meager; dry; as, a jejune narrative

  3. Origin: [L. jejunus fasting, hungry, dry, barren, scanty; of unknown origin.]


  1. Jejune

    Jejune is the name of a band which formed in the mid-1990s at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. The band has been commonly identified with the emo genre, particularly the late-1990s "indie emo" scene. The three founding members, Arabella Harrison, Joe Guevara and Chris Vanacore, met while studying at the college. The band relocated to San Diego, California, in 1997.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jejune

    je-jōōn′, adj. empty: void of interest: barren.—adv. Jejune′ly.—ns. Jejune′ness; Jeju′num, the second division of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum. [L. jejunus, hungry.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jejune in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jejune in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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