jar

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
jar

Plural
jars

  1. A small cylindrical container usually made of glass or clay.


Verb[change]

Plain form
jar

Third-person singular
jars

Past tense
jarred

Past participle
jarred

Present participle
jarring

  1. To knock or strike something sharply.
    He hit it with a hammer, hoping he could jar it loose.
  2. To shock or surprise.
    I think the accident jarred him because he hasn't gotten back in a car since.