[jah-mee-luh] /dʒɑˈmi lə/
a female given name: from a Swahili word meaning “beautiful.”.
[jey-muh-suh n] /ˈdʒeɪ mə sən/ noun 1. Judith, born 1943, U.S. dancer and choreographer.
[jam] /dʒæm/ verb (used with object), jammed, jamming. 1. to press, squeeze, or wedge tightly between bodies or surfaces, so that motion or extrication is made difficult or impossible: The ship was jammed between two rocks. 2. to bruise or crush by squeezing: She jammed her hand in the door. 3. to fill too tightly; […]
- Jammed up
noun A nearly identical person; near double: Like his isotope Paglia, Rush Limbaugh can be counted on to bury the occasional nugget of truth beneath his avalanche of infuriating extrapolation and phony statistics/It actually IS you. Or an isotope of you. Or a photocopy of you [1990s+; fr the term denoting nearly identical atoms in […]
adjective phrase in a jam: You are jammed up (1940s+)