- JARGON Dictionary lookup
: Confused, unintelligible, meaningless talk; special vocabulary used only by members of a group or trade - Variety, a newspaper written in theatrical jargon.
Synonyms: gibberish, argot, cant
- JAUNTY Dictionary lookup
: Having an air of easy carelessness or liveliness - walked with a jaunty step.
Synonyms: sprightly, airy, gay, nonchalant, debonair
Antonyms: somber, staid
- JEOPARDY Dictionary lookup
: Danger - His life was in jeopardy.
Synonyms: hazard, peril
- JETTISON Dictionary lookup
: To throw overboard (as cargo); to throw off (as a burden or something in the way )- jettisoned their old candidate as a political liability.
338. JUDICIOUS: Wise; using or exhibiting good judgment - a well-chosen plan, termed judicious by all.
Synonyms:discreet, politic, discerning