[yey-ger] /ˈyeɪ gər/
(defs 2, 3).
[yey-ger; for 1 also jey-ger] /ˈyeɪ gər; for 1 also ˈdʒeɪ gər/
any of several rapacious seabirds of the family Stercorariidae that pursue weaker birds to make them drop their prey.
a member of any of several groups of sharpshooters in the German or Austrian army.
(military) a marksman in certain units of the German or Austrian armies
a member of a light or mountain infantry unit in some European armies
(US & Canadian) any of several skuas of the genus Stercorarius
(rare) a hunter or hunter’s attendant
“German sharpshooter,” 1776, from German jäger, literally “huntsman,” from jagen “to hunt,” from Old High German jagon, related to Old Frisian jagia, Dutch jagen “to hunt,” Old Norse jaga “to drive, to move to and fro” (see yacht). Applied to riflemen and sharpshooters in the German and Austrian armies.
noun a very strong and bittersweet German beverage made from 56 herbs, fruits, and spices; also written Jägermeister Word Origin German ‘hunt master’
[jag-id] /ˈdʒæg ɪd/ adjective 1. having ragged notches, points, or teeth; zigzag: the jagged edge of a saw; a jagged wound. 2. having a harsh, rough, or uneven quality. [jag] /dʒæg/ noun 1. a sharp projection on an edge or surface. verb (used with object), jagged, jagging. 2. to cut or slash, especially in points […]
[jag-id] /ˈdʒæg ɪd/ adjective 1. having ragged notches, points, or teeth; zigzag: the jagged edge of a saw; a jagged wound. 2. having a harsh, rough, or uneven quality. /ˈdʒæɡɪd/ adjective 1. having sharp projecting notches; ragged; serrate adj. mid-15c., from verb jaggen (c.1400) “to pierce, slash, cut; to notch or nick; cut or tear […]
/ˈdʒæɡə/ noun 1. Sir Mick, full name Michael Philip Jagger. born 1943, English rock singer and songwriter: lead vocalist with the Rolling Stones