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J# (noun) : an imaginary musical note, which, under ideal circumstances, does not exist; a J# (j sharp) is any musical note that should be played # (sharp) according to the key signature of the musical selection, but is (unintentionally) played as natural (or even flat) by the player, which will oftentimes be young and inexperienced, or careless.

Frustrated by the number of missed key signature notes, the director yells, "Don't forget your J#s!"

Submitted by: Nicolae Stiurca from Texas on Oct. 26, 2005 21:11


J-pop

(noun) : The western influence of American music. Acts include, hip-hop, soul, dance, rock and pop. Artists include, SMAP, ORANGE RANGE, Ayumi Hamasaki, SPEED (now disbanded), SweetS (disbanded circa 2006) Nanase Aikawa, Utada Hikaru, Morning Musume, Chemistry, DRAGON ASH, Ya-Ya-Yahs, and NewS.

"The newests J-POP artist now are Aikawa Nanase, Utada, Morning Musume and Ayumi Hamasaki.

Submitted by: Rocky from New York on Jul. 20, 2006 10:14


(noun) : a genre of popular music from Japan. "J" coming from Japan, and "pop" coming from the word popular.

Since I have visited Japan, my favorite music genre has become J-pop.

Submitted by: Shiara from Georgia Us on Jul. 20, 2006 07:20


Jaag (interjection) : Pronounced 'yarg'. Another word for yes, derived from the german 'ja'. can be used in any conversation as an alternative for yes.

'Have you seen the film?' 'Jaag'

Submitted by: Sharona V from United Kingdom on Feb. 13, 2006 15:26


jab (noun) : [slang] an injection made with a hypodermic needle

The drug maker has succeeded in creating a new jab for cervical cancer. The word is used in the 12th minute of the broadcast available on the internet at the link below. Source: —BBC World News, 20th July 2008

Submitted by: Imran from India on Jul. 21, 2008 06:38


Jabba (noun) : a person possessing an excessive amount of body fat

That Jabba jiggles everywhere each time she takes a step.

Submitted by: Susan from Iowa on Dec. 14, 2005 17:51


jack

(verb) : to take something without permission

He jacked my soda and drank it

Submitted by: Nikki from Virginia on Feb. 02, 2012 16:24


(verb) : slang, to steal something

I jacked his shoes.

Submitted by: C.C. from Mexico on Feb. 05, 2008 17:35


(verb) : to steal

Some one jacked my book.

Submitted by: csi:nylover on Aug. 29, 2007 19:38


jack up (verb) : to botch; to mess up; to foul up hopelessly

I really jacked up that spreadsheet I was working on, and now it won't be ready in time for my meeting.

Submitted by: Kimberly from Pennsylvania on Jul. 09, 2007 11:43


jackalope (noun) : The jackalope is a rare but possibly fictitious animal originating in Douglas, Wyoming. It has been said that there are two species of Jackalope....the jackrabbit with antelope horns resides in the high plains of Wyoming and the other species which is seen more...has the deer horns on the jackrabbit living in mountainous regions of Wyoming.

"It is jackalope season around Douglas, Wyoming. Jackalope season roughly corresponds to the tourist season...Tourists are told of a rare and wily horned rabbit." —Charles Kuralt, Philip Morris Magazine, Winter 1988

Submitted by: Helga Bull from Wyoming on Aug. 06, 2007 12:15


Jackassery

(noun) : foolish or stupid behavior

Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 28, 2012 22:46


(noun) : stupid or foolish behavior

Submitted by: Kimberly Aldridge on Oct. 04, 2009 07:00


(noun) : The act or practice of being a jackass.

The man who screwed up my order at the drive-thru was guilty of committing jackassery.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 21, 2006 09:52


jackassical (adjective) : relating to or resembling a jackass

Submitted by: Kelly Campbell from Maryland on May. 12, 2017 16:10