Starting with J

  1. Jackanapes
    A cheeky or impertinent person
  2. Jaded
    Bored or lacking enthusiasm
  3. Jape
    A practical joke
  4. Jaundice
    Bitterness, resentment or cynicism
  5. Jaunt
    A short excursion or journey made for pleasure
  6. Jaunty
    Having or expressing a lively, cheerful and self-confident manner
  7. Je ne sais quoi
    A quality that cannot be described or named easily
  8. Jeer
    Make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice
  9. Jejune
    • Naive, simplistic and superficial
    • (of ideas or writings) dry and uninteresting
  10. Jeopardise
    put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure
  11. Jeremiad
    A long mournful complaint or lamentation; a list of woes
  12. Jest
    A thing said or done for amusement; a joke
  13. Jetsam
    Unwanted material or goods that have been thrown overboard from a ship and washed ashore.
  14. Jettison
    Throw or drop something from an aircraft or ship
  15. jeu d'esprit
    A light hearted display of wit and cleverness, especially in a work of literature
  16. Jezebel
    A shameless, abandoned woman
  17. Jilt
    Suddenly reject or abandon a lover
  18. Jinx
    A person or thing that brings bad luck.
  19. Jittery
    Nervous or unable to relax
  20. Jocose
    Playful or humorous
  21. Jocular
    Fond of or characterised by joking, humorous or playful
  22. Jocund
    Cheerful and light-hearted
  23. Joie de vivre
    Exuberant enjoyment of life
  24. Joinder
    The action of bringing parties together; union
  25. Jovial
    Cheerful and friendly
  26. Joyful
    Feeling, expressing or causing great pleasure and happiness
  27. Joyous
    Full of happiness and joy
  28. Jubilant
    Feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph
  29. Jubilate
    Show great happiness; rejoice
  30. Judicable
    Capable of being judged and tried
  31. Judicial
    Of, by, or appropriate to a law court or judge, relating to the administration of justice
  32. Judicious
    Having, showing, or done with good judgement or sense
  33. Junction
    A point where two or more things are joined
  34. Juncture
    A particular point in events or time; a place where things join
  35. Junoesque
    Imposing tall and shapely woman
  36. Junta
    A military or political group that rules a country after taking power by force
  37. Jural
    Relating to the law
  38. Juridical
    Relating to judicial proceedings and the administration of the law
  39. Jurisdiction
    The official power to make legal decisions and judgements
  40. Jurisprudence
    The theory or philosophy of law
  41. Jussive
    Expressing a command
  42. Justiciable
    Of a state or action, subject to trial in a court of law
  43. Juvenescence
    The state or period of being young
  44. Juvenilia
    Works produced by an author or artist while still young
  45. Juxtapose
    Place or deal with close together for contrasting effect
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