- • Rhyming Slang for car. Used in it's full form.
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jam jar — UK US noun [countable] [singular jam jar plural jam jars] a small glass container with a wide top and a special lid that keeps the food inside fresh Thesaurus: containers for carrying or storing foodhyponym … Useful english dictionary
jam jar — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms jam jar : singular jam jar plural jam jars a small glass container with a wide top and a special lid that keeps the food inside fresh … English dictionary
jam jar — n British a car. A piece of rhyming slang which dates from the 1920s and is still in use in working class London speech. An alternative is la di (dah) . ► He had to blag a jam jar for the getaway. (Recorded, petty criminal, Vauxhall, Lon don,… … Contemporary slang
jam jar — /ˈdʒæm dʒa/ (say jam jah) noun a jar, usually of glass, for holding jam … Australian English dictionary
jam jar — I Cockney Rhyming Slang Car Bloody jam is down again. II Everyday English Slang in Ireland car … English dialects glossary
jam jar — glass container in which jam is stored … English contemporary dictionary
jam jar — Meaning Car. Origin Cockney rhyming slang … Meaning and origin of phrases
jam jar — Noun. A car. Rhyming slang … English slang and colloquialisms
jar — jar1 [dʒa: US dʒa:r] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Old Provençal; Origin: jarra, from Arabic jarrah pot for carrying water ] 1.) a glass container with a wide top and a lid, used for storing food such as ↑jam or ↑honey, or the amount it contains ▪ a jam… … Dictionary of contemporary English
jam — I. vb 1a. to play music informally, to improvise. The phrase originally referred to loose aggregations of jazz musicians, typically playing after hours , later to rock and blues. 1b. to make up an improvised rap chant. The word and the practice… … Contemporary slang