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jam 1

 (jăm)
v. jammed, jam·ming, jams
v.tr.
1. To drive or wedge forcibly into a tight position: jammed the cork in the bottle.
2. To activate or apply (a brake) suddenly. Often used with on: jammed the brakes on.
3.
a. To cause to become unworkable because a part is stuck: The wrinkled paper jammed the copying machine.
b. To cause (moving parts, for example) to lock into an unworkable position: jammed the typewriter keys.
4.
a. To pack (items, for example) to excess; cram: jammed my clothes into the suitcase.
b. To fill (a container or space) to overflowing: I jammed the suitcase with clothes. Fans jammed the hallway after the concert.
5. To block, congest, or clog: a drain that was jammed by debris.
6. To crush or bruise: jam a finger.
7. Electronics To interfere with or prevent the clear reception of (broadcast signals) by electronic means.
8. Baseball To throw an inside pitch to (a batter), especially to prevent the batter from hitting the ball with the thicker part of the bat.
v.intr.
1. To become wedged or stuck: The coin jammed in the slot.
2. To become locked or stuck in an unworkable position: The computer keyboard jammed.
3. To force one's way into or through a limited space: We all jammed into the elevator.
4. Music To participate in a jam session.
5. Basketball To make a dunk shot.
n.
1. The act of jamming or the condition of being jammed.
2. A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space: a traffic jam.
3. A trying situation. See Synonyms at predicament.

[Origin unknown.]

jam′ma·ble adj.
jam′mer n.

jam 2

 (jăm)
n.
A preserve made from whole fruit boiled to a pulp with sugar.

[Possibly from jam.]

jam′my adj.

jammy

(ˈdʒæmɪ)
adj, -mier or -miest
1. covered with or tasting like jam
2. slang Brit lucky: jammy so-and-sos!.
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jammy

adjective (Brit. slang) lucky, favoured, charmed, fortunate, blessed, prosperous, serendipitous He is seen as lucky. Dead jammy, in fact.
Translations
مُغَطّى بالمُرَبّى
umazaný džemem
marmelade-
avoir du nezcollant
lekváros
kámugur, klístraîur
zamazaný od džemu
marmelâtlıreçelli

jammy

[ˈdʒæmɪ] ADJ (Brit) (jammier (compar) (jammiest (superl))) → suertudo, potrudo

jammy

[ˈdʒæmi] (British) adj (= lucky) [person] → verni(e)jam-packed [ˌdʒæmˈpækt] adj [room] → comble; [street] → noir(e) de monde; [bus] → bondé(e); [container, suitcase] → plein(e) à ras bord
The room was jam-packed → La salle était comble.
to be jam-packed with sth → être rempli(e) de qchjam session nbœuf m

jammy

adj (+er) (Brit inf: = lucky) → Glücks-; a jammy shotein Glückstreffer m; the jammy bugger won three in a rowder verdammte Glückspilz hat dreimal nacheinander gewonnen (inf)

jam1

(dʒӕm) noun
a thick sticky substance made of fruit etc preserved by being boiled with sugar. raspberry jam; (also adjective) a jam sandwich.
jammy adjective
covered with jam. jammy fingers.
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