jammed


jammed
adj. wedged, pressed, packed, full, crowded, squeezed; stuck, caught; disrupted (as of a radio signal) dʒæm n. sweetened fruit preserve, jelly; state of being crowded together; large number of objects that are crowded together and unable to move freely (as in cars or people); awkward situation v. crowd, cram together; pack in; become crowded together; become stuck; cause to be stuck; disrupt, block, interfere (as in radio signals); play music in a free and improvisational manner

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • jammed — [dʒæmd] adj [not before noun] 1.) stuck and impossible to move ▪ Ben had got his finger jammed in the door. 2.) full of people or things = ↑packed ▪ The place is jammed. We ll never get in. jammed with ▪ The town was completely jammed with… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jammed — [ dʒæmd ] adjective 1. ) very crowded with people or things: We sat for an hour in jammed traffic. 2. ) a piece of equipment that is jammed has some part of it that is not moving correctly: a jammed printer/gun a ) a jammed telephone system does… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jammed — adj. filled to capacity or overfilled; as, the auditorium was jammed to the rafters. Syn: full, jam packed, packed. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jammed — index inextricable, replete Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Jammed — Jam Jam, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jammed} (j[a^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jamming}.] [Either fr. jamb, as if squeezed between jambs, or more likely from the same source as champ See {Champ}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To press into a close or tight position; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jammed up — 1. AND jammed mod. in trouble. □ He got himself jammed up with the law. □ I’m sort of jammed and need some help. 2. mod. glutted; full of food or drink. □ I’m jammed up. I can’t eat another bite …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • jammed — UK [dʒæmd] / US adjective 1) very crowded with people or things We sat for an hour in jammed traffic. 2) a piece of equipment that is jammed has some part of it that is not moving correctly a jammed printer/gun 3) a jammed telephone system does… …   English dictionary

  • jammed — [“d3aemd] 1. mod. arrested. (Underworld.) □ Willie got jammed for speeding. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ I’m a little jammed, but I think I can still drive. 3. Go to jammed up. 4. mod. upset; annoyed …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • jammed — adjective 1 (not before noun) impossible to move because of being stuck between two or more surfaces: The child had got his finger jammed in the door. 2 AmE full of people or things; jam packed: The place is jammed. We ll never get in …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Jammed — Infobox Album Name = Jammed Type = studio Longtype = Artist = The Church Released = 2004 Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Next album = The is the second The Church recording of improvised jam rock …   Wikipedia

  • jammed — adjective Of or pertaining to something which is stuck. The window is jammed shut …   Wiktionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.