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ajar definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: slightly open; "the door was ajar"

Merriam Webster's

adjective or adverb Etymology: earlier on char, from Middle English, from on + char turn more at chare Date: 15th century slightly open <left the door ajar>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. adv. & predic.adj. (of a door) slightly open. Etymology: A(2) + obs. char f. OE cerr a turn 2. adv. out of harmony. Etymology: A(2) + JAR(2)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ajar A*jar", adv. [OE. on char ajar, on the turn; AS. cerr, cyrr, turn, akin to G. kehren to turn, and to D. akerre. See Char.] Slightly turned or opened; as, the door was standing ajar.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ajar A*jar", adv. [Pref. a- + jar.] In a state of discord; out of harmony; as, he is ajar with the world.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If a door is ajar, it is slightly open. He left the door ajar in case I needed him. ADJ: v-link ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

ad. Partly open (as a door), on the turn.

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Moby Thesaurus

agape, clashing, conflicting, confused, dehiscent, gaping, grating, harsh, jangling, jangly, jarring, jostling, openmouthed, oscitant, ringent, slack-jawed, warring, yawning



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