[zha-boh, ja- or, esp. British, zhab-oh, jab-oh] /ʒæˈboʊ, dʒæ- or, esp. British, ˈʒæb oʊ, ˈdʒæb oʊ/
a decorative ruffle or other arrangement of lace or cloth attached at the neckline and extending down the front of a woman’s blouse or dress or, formerly, of a man’s shirt.
a frill or ruffle on the breast or throat of a garment, originally to hide the closure of a shirt
frill of a shirt, 1823, from French jabot “grizzard (of a bird), frill on a shirt front” (16c.), of unknown origin. Klein suggests a connection with gaver “to cram, gorge,” and thus ultimately with English jaw.
[zhuh-boo-ti-kah-buh] /ʒəˌbu tɪˈkɑ bə/ noun 1. an evergreen tree, Myrciaria cauliflora, of the Myrtle family, native to southern Brazil, bearing on the trunk small clusters of edible, grapelike fruit.
[yab-uh-tin-skee, yah-buh-] /ˌyæb əˈtɪn ski, ˌyɑ bə-/ noun 1. Vladimir, 1880–1940, Russian Zionist leader in Palestine.
noun in professional wrestling, a wrestler who loses in order to make another wrestler look good; also called jobber Usage Note slang n. c.2000, professional wrestling slang for one whose main purpose is to make the better-known wrestlers of the organization look good; he or she does this by losing to them. More commonly known […]
[jab-roo d] /ˈdʒæb rʊd/ noun, Archaeology. 1. a Paleolithic site in SW Syria, in the Anti-Lebanon mountain range.