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jam1 British & World English

Squeeze or pack tightly into a specified space

jam2 British & World English

A sweet spread or conserve made from fruit and sugar boiled to a thick consistency

jam1 English Thesaurus

he jammed a finger in each ear

jam2 English Thesaurus

raspberry jam

jam in jam2 British & World English

Make (fruit) into jam

jam jar British & World English

A glass jar used to contain jam or another preserve

jam band British & World English

A rock band that plays music characterized by long improvisational passages

slow jam British & World English

(Chiefly in R & B pop music) a slow, romantic song

finger jam British & World English

A handhold formed by wedging a finger in a crack in the rock

jam-packed British & World English

Extremely crowded or full to capacity

traffic jam British & World English

A line or lines of stationary or very slow-moving traffic, caused by roadworks, an accident, or heavy congestion

jam tomorrow British & World English

A pleasant thing which is often promised but rarely materializes

jam on the brakes British & World English

Operate the brakes of a vehicle suddenly and forcibly, typically in response to an emergency

money for old rope British & World English

Money or reward earned for little or no effort

jam tomorrow in jam2 British & World English

A pleasant thing which is often promised but rarely materializes

logjam British & World English

A crowded mass of logs blocking a river

money for old rope in money British & World English

Money or reward earned for little or no effort

jam session in jam1 British & World English

An improvised performance by a group of musicians, especially in jazz or blues

jam on the brakes in jam1 British & World English

Operate the brakes of a vehicle suddenly and forcibly, typically in response to an emergency