[ UK /d‍ʒˈæm/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒæm/ ]
  1. crush or bruise
    jam a toe
  2. crowd or pack to capacity
    the theater was jampacked
  3. block passage through
    obstruct the path
  4. get stuck and immobilized
    the mechanism jammed
  5. interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
    block the signals emitted by this station
    Jam the Voice of America
  6. press tightly together or cram
    The crowd packed the auditorium
  7. push down forcibly
    The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor
  1. preserve of crushed fruit
  2. a dense crowd of people
  3. informal terms for a difficult situation
    he made a muddle of his marriage
    he got into a terrible fix
  4. deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
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How To Use jam In A Sentence

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  • True to her word, Helen uses the best ingredients including free-range eggs and her own jam in her cakes.
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  • ‘Sewing a squash ball into the back of their pyjamas or nightie might sound like a wind-up but it's effective because it stops people from sleeping on their back,’ he said.
  • Casey James Confectionery Store has sold sweets and candies on St Mary's Street, off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, since 1954.
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