[French zhawn-kyer] /French ʒɔ̃ˈkyɛr/
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada.
[jong-kwil, jon-] /ˈdʒɒŋ kwɪl, ˈdʒɒn-/ noun 1. a narcissus, Narcissus jonquilla, having long, narrow, rushlike leaves and fragrant, yellow or white flowers. /ˈdʒɒŋkwɪl/ noun 1. a Eurasian amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus jonquilla with long fragrant yellow or white short-tubed flowers 2. any of various other small daffodil-like plants n. 1660s, species of narcissus, from French jonquille […]
[jon-suh n] /ˈdʒɒn sən/ noun 1. Ben, 1573?–1637, English dramatist and poet. /ˈdʒɒnsən/ noun 1. Ben. 1572–1637, English dramatist and poet, who developed the “comedy of humours”, in which each character is used to satirize one particular humour or temperament. His plays include Volpone (1606), The Alchemist (1610), and Bartholomew Fair (1614), and he also […]
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[jook, joo k] /dʒuk, dʒʊk/ noun, Slang. 1. . [jook] /dʒuk/ noun, verb (used with or without object), Scot. 1. . [jook] /dʒuk/ Scot. noun 1. a sudden, elusive movement. verb (used with or without object) 2. to dodge or duck. /dʒʊk/ verb 1. (transitive) to poke or puncture (the skin) noun 2. a jab […]