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jab {n} /dʒæb/ (quick stab)  :: golpe abrupto {m}
jab {n} (medical injection)  :: pinchazo {m}
jab {v} (to poke or thrust abruptly)  :: golpear
jabber {n} (gibberish)  :: farfulla {f}, galimatías {m}
jabber {v} /ˈdʒæbə(ɹ)/ (to gabble)  :: farfullar
Jabberwock {prop} (fantastical monster)  :: Galimatazo, Guirigay, Dragobán, Chacaloco, Jerigóndor
jabiru {n} /ˈdʒæbɪ.ɹuː/ (Jabiru mycteria)  :: jabirú {m}
jacamar {n} (any of various insectivorous tropical birds of the family Galbulidae)  :: jacamar {m}
jack {n} /dʒæk/ (device for raising and supporting a heavy object)  :: gato {m}, gata {f}, cric {m}
jack {n} (freshwater pike) SEE: pike  ::
jack {n} (knave) SEE: knave  ::
jack {n} (large California rockfish) SEE: rockfish  ::
jack {n} (male ass)  :: asno {m}
jack {n} (nautical: sailor) SEE: jacktar  ::
jack {n} (nautical: small flag at bow of ship)  :: pabellón {m}
jack {n} (playing card)  :: sota {f}
jack {n} (slang: nothing) SEE: jackshit  ::
jackal {n} /ˈdʒækəl/ (wild canine)  :: chacal {m}
jackass {n} (foolish or stupid person)  :: idiota {m}, burro {m}
jackass {n} (male donkey)  :: asno {m}, , burro {m}
jackdaw {n} (Coloeus dauuricus) SEE: Daurian jackdaw  ::
jackdaw {n} /ˈdʒækˌdɔː/ (Coloeus monedula)  :: grajilla {f}
jacket {n} /ˈdʒæk.ɪt/ (piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse)  :: chaqueta {f}, [casual jacket] chaqueta {f}, [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay] campera {f}, [Chile, Peru] casaca {f}, [Spain] cazadora {f}, [Bolivia, Mexico, Southern Spain] chamarra {f}, [Ecuador] chompa {f}, [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras] chumpa {f}, jacket {f} [Costa Rica, pronounced 'yáquet'], jacket {m} [Cuba, Puerto Rico, pronounced 'yáquet']
jacket {n} (piece of a person's suit)  :: chaqueta {f}, [Latin America] saco {m}, [Spain] americana {m}, [Puerto Rico] gabán {m}, [Venezuela, colloquial] paltó
jacket potato {n} (a baked potato) SEE: baked potato  ::
jackfruit {n} (the fruit)  :: yaca, panapén
jackhammer {n} (portable percussive drill device)  :: martillo neumático {m}
jack-in-the-box {n} (child’s toy)  :: caja de sorpresa {f}, caja sorpresa de jack
Jack in the pulpit {n} (cat's cradle) SEE: cat's cradle  ::
jack-knife {n} (a compact folding knife)  :: navaja {f}
jack-knife {n} (statistics) SEE: jackknife  ::
jack of all trades {n} (one competent in many endeavors)  :: hombre de muchos oficios {m}, persona de muchos oficios {f}
jack of all trades, master of none {n} (person who has a competent grasp of many skills)  :: aprendiz de todo, maestro de nada ["apprentice of everything, teacher of nothing"]
jack of clubs {n} (playing card)  :: valet de tréboles {m}, sota de tréboles {f}
jack of diamonds {n} (playing card)  :: valet de diamantes {m}, sota de diamantes {f}, valet de oros {m}, sota de oros {f}
jack off {v} (term for masturbation (usually of a male))  :: [vulgar] jalar, masturbar
jack of hearts {n} (playing card)  :: valet de corazones {m}, sota de corazones {f}
jack of spades {n} /dʒæk.əv.speɪdz/ (playing card)  :: valet de picos {m}, sota de picos {f}
jack-o'-lantern {n} /ˈdʒæk.oʊˌlæn.tɚn/ (carved pumpkin)  :: calabaza {f}
jackpot {n} (accumulating money prize pool)  :: bote {m}
jackpot {n} (large cash prize)  :: gordo {m}, primer premio {m}
jackrabbit {n} (large rabbit)  :: liebre grande de Norteamérica {f}
jack shit {pron} ((vulgar) nothing, anything)  :: una mierda {f}
Jackson {prop} /ˈdʒæksən/ (cognates of the surname) SEE: Johnson  ::
Jack the Ripper {prop} (19th century murderer)  :: Jack el Destripador {m}
Jacob {prop} /ˈd͡ʒeɪkəb/ (one of the sons of Isaac and Rebecca)  :: Jacob {m}
Jacob {prop} (male given name (the standard form))  :: Jacobo {m}
Jacobian {adj} /ˈjɑː.kəʊ.bi.ən/ (in honor of Jacob)  :: jacobiano {m}, jacobiana {f}
Jacobian {n} (Jacobian matrix)  :: matriz jacobiana {f}
Jacobian {n} (the determinant of the Jacobian matrix)  :: determinante jacobiano {m}, jacobiano {m}
jade {n} /d​͡ʒeɪd/ (gem)  :: jade {m}
jaded {adj} (Cynically insensitive; made callous by experience)  :: hastiado
jaded {adj} /ˈdʒeɪdɛd/ (Worn out, wearied, or lacking enthusiasm; exhausted)  :: agotado
jaeger {n} /ˈjeɪːɡə/ (rifle) SEE: rifle  ::
jagged {adj} /ˈdʒæɡɪd/ (unevenly cut; having the texture of something so cut)  :: dentado, mellado
jagged {adj} (having a rough quality)  :: áspero, basto
jaggery {n} (traditional unrefined sugar)  :: [Costa Rica] tapa de dulce, [Cuba] raspadura, [Latin America] panela, [Latin America] piloncillo, [Venezuela] papelón
jaguar {n} /ˈdʒæɡwɑr/ (Panthera onca)  :: jaguar {m}, tigre {m} [Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela, especially rural usage], yaguareté {m} [Argentina, Paraguay]
jaguarundi {n} (wild cat)  :: yaguarundí {m}, auje puma {m} [Peru], gato gris {m} [Bolivia], gato moro {m} [Argentina], gato pardo {m} [Colombia], gato zonto {m} [El Salvador], güirito {m} [Northwestern Venezuela, specifically State of Falcon ], león breñero {m} [Costa Rica], leoncillo {m} [Mexico, Nicaragua], onza {f} [Venezuela], tigrillo congo {m} [Panama]
Jah {prop} (God) SEE: God  ::
Jahannam {prop} (Islamic concept of hell)  :: Yahannam
jai alai {n} /ˈhaɪlaɪ/ (sport)  :: jai alai {m}; pelota vasca {f}
jail {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
jail {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison  ::
jailbait {n} /ˈdʒeɪlbeɪt/ (person below the age of consent for sexual activity)  :: cabrita {f}, muchachita {f}
jailbird {n} (prisoner or ex-prisoner)  :: bandido {m}
jailbreak {n} (an escape from prison)  :: fuga {f}; huida {f} de cárcel
jailer {n} (one who guards inmates)  :: carcelero {m}, carcelera {f}
jailkeeper {n} (jailer) SEE: jailer  ::
Jainism {prop} /ˈdʒeɪnɪzm̩/ (religion and philosophy)  :: jainismo {m}
Jakarta {prop} (capital of Indonesia)  :: Yakarta {f}
Jalalabad {prop} (a city in eastern Afghanistan)  :: Jalalabad {m}
Jalisco {prop} (state of Mexico)  :: Jalisco {m}
jalopy {n} (old, dilapidated car)  :: cacharro {m}, carro destartalado {m}
jalousie {n} /ˈdʒæləsiː/ (window slats which form a blind or shutter)  :: celosía {f}
jam {n} (blockage, congestion)  :: atasco {m}
jam {n} /d​͡ʒæm/ (sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar)  :: mermelada {f}
Jamaica {prop} /dʒəˈmeɪ.kə/ (country in the Caribbean)  :: Jamaica {f}
Jamaica Channel {prop}  :: Canal de Jamaica {m}
Jamaican {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Jamaica, the Jamaican people or the Jamaican language)  :: jamaicano {m}
Jamaican {n} /dʒəˈmeɪkən/ (person of Jamaican descent)  :: jamaicano {m}, jamaicana {f}
jamb {n} /dʒæm/ (portion of door frame)  :: jamba {f}
jamboree {n} /ˈdʒæm.bəˌɹiː/ (large party)  :: fiesta grande {f}
James {prop} /d͡ʒeɪmz/ (book of the Bible)  :: Santiago
James {prop} (male given name (the standard form))  :: Diego, Jaime, Santiago
James {prop} (one of two Apostles)  :: Santiago
jam jar {n} /ˈdʒam ˌdʒɑː/ (car) SEE: car  ::
Jammu and Kashmir {prop} (portion of the territory which is governed by India)  :: Jammu y Cachemira
jandal {n} /ˈjændəl/ (type of footwear)  :: chancla, bamba
Jane {prop} /dʒeɪn/ (feminine form of John)  :: Juana
jangle {n} (metallic sound)  :: ruido metálico {f}
jangle {v} /ˈdʒeɪŋ.ɡəl/ (to make a metallic sound)  :: hacer un ruido metálico
jangle {v} (to cause to make a metallic sound)  :: hacer sonar
jangle {v} (to irritate)  :: irritar, crispar
janissary {n} /ˈdʒænəˌseɹi/ (former Turkish soldier)  :: jenízaro {m}
janitor {n} (doorman)  :: portero {m}, portera {f}
janitor {n} /ˈd͡ʒænɪtɚ/ (caretaker)  :: conserje {m}, bedel {m}
Jan Mayen {prop} (Norwegian territory)  :: Jan Mayen
January {prop} /ˈd͡ʒænjuˌɛɹi/ (first month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: enero {m}
Janus {prop} /ˈdʒeɪnəs/ (Roman god of gates and doorways)  :: Jano {m}
Janus {prop} (moon of Saturn)  :: Jano {m}
Japan {prop} /dʒəˈpæn/ (A Far East country in Asia)  :: Japón {m}, el Japón
Japanese {adj} /ˌdʒæpəˈniːz/ (of or relating to Japan)  :: japonés
Japanese {n} (person of Japan)  :: japonés {m}, japonesa {f}
Japanese {prop} (Japanese language)  :: japonés {m}
Japanese yew {n} (Taxus cuspidata)  :: tejo japonés {m}
Japanification {n} (Japanification)  :: niponización {f}
Japano- {prefix} (Nippo-) SEE: Nippo-  ::
Japanophile {n} /dʒəˌpæn.əʊˈfaɪl/ (Japanophile)  :: nipofilo {m}, japonofilo {m}
Japanophilia {n} /dʒəˌpæn.əʊˈfiːl.i.ə/ (Japanophilia)  :: japonofilia {f}, nippofilia {f}
japchae {n} (Korean dish)  :: japchae {m}
Japheth {prop} (third son of Noah)  :: Jafet, Japhet [Old Spanish]
jar {n} /dʒɑɹ]/ (small container for food)  :: pote {m}, bote {m}
jarbua terapon {n} (Terapon jarbua)  :: baraonga jarbúa
jargon {n} /ˈdʒɑɹ.ɡən/ (technical terminology unique to a particular subject)  :: jerga {f}
jasmine {n} /ˈdʒæzmɪn/ (plant of genus Jasminum)  :: jazmín {f}
jasmine {n}  :: jazmín {m}
Jason {prop} (given name)  :: Jasón, Yeison {m}
Jason {prop} (leader of Argonauts)  :: Jasón
jasper {n} /ˈdʒæspə/ (precious stone)  :: jaspe {m}
jasper {n} (jasperware) SEE: jasperware  ::
Jasper {prop} (male given name; one of the Magi) SEE: Caspar  ::
jaundice {n} /ˈdʒɔndɪs/ (morbid condition)  :: ictericia {f}
jaundiced {adj} (affected with jaundice)  :: ictérico
jaundiced {adj} (prejudiced, envious)  :: amargado, resentido
jaunt {v} /ˈdʒɔːnt/ (to ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion)  :: paseo {m}, excursión {f}
jauntily {adv} /ˈdʒɑn.tɪ.li/ (in an airy, showy, or affected manner)  :: animadamente
jauntiness {n} (quality of being jaunty)  :: animación {f}; vivacidad {f}
jaunty {adj} (airy, showy, or affected)  :: alegre, animado
jaunty {adj} (ostentatiously self-confident)  :: desenvuelto
Java {prop} /ˈdʒɑːvə/ (island of Indonesia)  :: Java
Javanese {n} /dʒɑː.vəˈniːz/ (person)  :: javanés {m}
Javanese {prop} (language)  :: javanés {m}
Javan tiger {n} (Panthera sondaica)  :: tigre de Java {m}
javelin {n} /ˈdʒævlən/ (spear used as a weapon)  :: jabalina {f}
javelin {n} (spear used in athletic competition)  :: jabalina {f}
jaw {n} /d͡ʒɔ/ (bone of the jaw)  :: mandíbula {f}
jawbone {n} (bone of the lower jaw)  :: mandíbula {f}
jaws of life {n} (emergency rescue equipment)  :: mandíbulas de la vida {f}
jay {n} /dʒeɪ/ (bird)  :: arrendajo {m}, urraca {f}, grajilla {f}
jay {n} (name of the letter J, j)  :: jota {f}
jaywalk {v} /ˈdʒeɪ.wɔːk/ (violate pedestrian traffic regulations)  :: cruzar la calle sin prudencia
jaywalker {n} (one who jaywalks)  :: peatón imprudente {m}
jazz {n} /ˈd͡ʒæz/ (musical art form)  :: jazz {m}
jazz band {n} (group of musicians who play jazz music)  :: jazzband {m}
jazzy {adj} (flashy or showy)  :: llamativo; ostentoso
J-drama {n} (dorama) SEE: dorama  ::
jealous {adj}  :: celoso, envidioso
jealous {adj} /ˈdʒɛləs/ (suspecting rivalry in love; fearful of being replaced, in position or in affection)  :: celoso
jealous {adj} (envious; feeling resentful of someone for a perceived advantage, material or otherwise)  :: envidioso
jealous {adj} (protective, guarding; careful in the protection of something one has or appreciates)  :: celoso
jealously {adv} (jealously)  :: con envidia
jealousy {n} (close, zealous vigilance, envy)  :: envidia {f}
jealousy {n} /ˈdʒɛləsi/ (jealous attitude (e.g. fear of infidelity))  :: celo {m}, celos {m-p}
Jeanette {prop} (female given name) SEE: Jeannette  ::
jeans {n} (denim trousers)  :: bluejeans {m-p} [Latin America], bluyín {m} [Latin America, colloquial], jeans {m-p} [Latin America], mahones {m-p} [Puerto Rico], pantalones de mezclilla {m-p} [Mexico], pitusas {f-p} [Cuba], tejanos {m-p} [Northeastern Spain], vaqueros {m-p} [Spain standard usage]
jeans {n} /dʒiːnz/ (plural of jean) SEE: jean  ::
Jedi {n} /ˈdʒɛd.aɪ/ (a fictional order of beings)  :: Jedi {m}
jeep {n} /dʒiːp/ (vehicle)  :: jeep {m}
Jeep {prop} /dʒiːp/ (jeep) SEE: jeep  ::
jeer {n} /dʒir/ (railing remark or reflection; scoff; taunt; biting jest; flout; jibe; mockery)  :: burlería
jeer {v} (to scoff or mock)  :: burlarse, abuchear
Jeffrey {prop} (male given name) SEE: Geoffrey  ::
Jehovah {n} (Jehovah's Witness) SEE: Jehovah's Witness  ::
Jehovah {prop} /dʒəˈhoʊvə/ (Transliteration of the Masoretic vocalization of the Tetragrammaton)  :: Jehová {m}
Jehovah {prop}  :: Jehová {m}
Jehovah {prop} (Yahweh) SEE: Yahweh  ::
Jehovah's Witness {n} (member of the Jehovah's Witnesses)  :: testigo de Jehová
Jehovah's Witnesses {n} (denomination)  :: Testigos de Jehová {m-p}
jejunal {adj} (of or pertaining to the jejunum)  :: yeyunal
jejunum {n} /dʒiːˈdʒuːnəm/ (central of the three divisions of the small intestine)  :: yeyuno {m}
jell {v} /dʒɛl/ (to gel)  :: gelificarse; cuajar
jelly {n} /ˈdʒɛl.i/ (dessert)  :: gelatina {f}, jalea {f}
jelly {n} (jam)  :: mermelada {f}, confitura {f}
jelly {n} (sweet gelatinous substance derived from fruit juices and pectin)  :: jalea {m}
jelly bean {n} (small bean-shaped chewy candy)  :: Jelly Bean {m}
jellyfish {n} (aquatic being)  :: medusa {f}, aguamala {m} [Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Southern Spain, Venezuela], aguaviva {m} [Argentina, Southern Spain and Canary Islands, Uruguay], malagua {f} [Peru]
jellyroll {n} (cylindrical cake) SEE: Swiss roll  ::
jemmy {v} (cram) SEE: cram  ::
Jenifer {prop} (female given name) SEE: Jennifer  ::
jenny {n} (device for spinning) SEE: spinning jenny  ::
jenny {n} (female of donkey) SEE: she-ass  ::
jenny-ass {n} (female donkey) SEE: she-ass  ::
jeopardize {v} (put in jeopardy)  :: poner en peligro
jeopardy {n} /ˈd͡ʒɛpɚdi/ (danger of loss, harm, or failure)  :: peligro {m}, riesgo {m}
jerboa {n} (small rodent)  :: jerbo {m}
jeremiad {n} /ˌdʒɛr.əˈmaɪ.əd/ (long speech or prose work)  :: jeremiada {f}
Jeremiah {prop} (a prophet)  :: Jeremías {m}
Jeremiah {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Jeremías
Jeremiah {prop} (male given name)  :: Jeremías
Jeremy {prop} (Jeremiah) SEE: Jeremiah  ::
Jericho {prop} (an ancient town in the West Bank)  :: Jericó {m}
jerk {n} /dʒɝk/ (sudden, uncontrolled movement)  :: tic {m}, espasmo {m}, estremecimiento, repullo
jerk {n} (quick, often unpleasant tug or shake)  :: sacudida {f}, tirón, tumbo
jerk {n} (soda jerk) SEE: soda jerk  ::
jerk {n} (unlikable person)  :: gilí {m} {f}, tonto, miserable, huevón, gilipollas, imbécil
jerkin {n} /ˈdʒəːkɪn/ (close-fitting collarless jacket, with or without sleeves)  :: chaleco {f}
jerkin {n}  :: jubón {m}
jerk off {v} (To masturbate)  :: pajearse
jerky {n} /ˈdʒɝki/ (Lean meat cured and preserved by cutting into thin strips and air-drying in the sun)  :: charqui
Jerome {prop} (male given name)  :: Jerónimo {m}
Jerry {prop} (German) SEE: German  ::
Jerry {prop} (slang: German) SEE: Fritz  ::
jerrycan {n} (pressed-steel fuel container)  :: bidón {m}
jersey {n} /dʒɜː(ɹ)zi/ (garment knitted from wool, worn over the upper body)  :: jersey {m}
Jersey {prop} (cattle)  :: ganado de raza Jersey
Jerusalem {prop} /dʒəˈruːsələm/ (city)  :: Jerusalén
Jerusalem artichoke {n} (plant and tuber)  :: topinambur
Jerusalemite {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Jerusalem)  :: hierosolimitano, jerosolimitano
Jerusalemite {n} (native or resident of Jerusalem)  :: hierosolimitano {m}, jerosolimitano {m}
Jerusalem oak {n} (epazote) SEE: epazote  ::
Jesse {prop} /ˈd͡ʒɛ.si/ (biblical father of David)  :: Isaí (Catholic versions) Jesé (Reina-Valera version)
jest {n} /dʒest/ (joke)  :: broma {f}, chiste {m}
jest {v} (to tell a joke)  :: bromear
jester {n} (person in a mediaeval royal court)  :: bufón {m}
Jesuit {n} /ˈdʒɛzuɪt/ (member of the Society of Jesus)  :: jesuita {m} {f}
Jesuit's bark {n} (malaria medicine)  :: cascarilla {f}, chinchona {f}, quina {f}, quinaquina {f}, quino {m}, corteza de quino {f}
Jesus {interj} (expletive)  :: ¡Jesús!
Jesus {prop} /ˈdʒiːzəs/ (the Christian Messiah)  :: Jesús {m}
Jesus Christ {prop} (Jesus of Nazareth)  :: Jesucristo {m}
jet {adj} (colour)  :: azabache {m} {f}
jet {adj} (propelled by turbine engines)  :: a chorro, a propulsión, a reacción
jet {n} (airplane)  :: jet {m}
jet {n} (coal)  :: azabache {m}
jet {n} (colour)  :: azabache {m}
jet {n} /dʒɛt/ (stream of fluid)  :: chorro {m}
jet-black {adj} (of the blackest black) SEE: pitch-black  ::
jet engine {n} (an engine that develops thrust by ejecting a jet, especially a jet of gaseous combustion products)  :: motor de reacción {m}
jet lag {n} (a physical condition caused by crossing time zones during flight)  :: desfase horario {m}; jet-lag {m}, jet lag {m}
jetsam {n} (jetsam)  :: echazón {f}, desechos {m-p}
jet set {n} (wealthy people who travel for pleasure)  :: jet set {f}
jet ski {n} (small motorized water craft)  :: jet ski {m}, moto de agua {f}
jettison {v} /ˈdʒɛtɪsən/ (to eject from a boat)  :: echar mercancías al mar, deslastrar, soltar lastre
jettison {v} (to let go or get rid of)  :: desechar, expeler
jetty {n} /ˈdʒɛti/ (structure to influence currents or protect a harbor or beach)  :: malecón {m}, dique {m}, rompeolas {m}
jetty {n} (pier) SEE: pier  ::
jetty {n} (wharf) SEE: wharf  ::
Jew {n} (a person with a Jewish cultural or ancestral connection)  :: judío {m}, judía, judíos {m-p}, judías {f-p}
Jew {n} /dʒuː/ (person of the Jewish faith)  :: judío {m}, judía {f}
jewel {n} (anything considered precious or valuable)  :: joya {f}
jewel {n} /ˈdʒuːəl/ (gemstone)  :: gema {f}, joya {f}, alhaja {f}
jewel {n} (valuable object for ornamentation)  :: joya {f}
jewel case {n} (CD case)  :: estuche
jeweler {n} /ˈdʒuːəlɚ/ (a person whose job is making, repairing or selling jewelry)  :: joyero {m}
jeweller {n} (jeweler) SEE: jeweler  ::
jewellery {n} /ˈdʒuːəlri/ (personal ornamentation)  :: joyería {f}, joyas {f-p}, alhajas {f-p}
Jewess {n} (female Jew)  :: judía {f}
Jewish {adj} /ˈdʒuː.ɪʃ/ (of or relating to a Jew or Jews, their ethnicity, religion or culture)  :: judío
Jewish {adj} (Yiddish) SEE: Yiddish  ::
Jewish Autonomous Oblast {prop} (Jewish autonomous oblast in Russia)  :: Óblast Autónomo Hebreo {m}
Jewry {n} (the land of Jews (obsolete)) SEE: Judea  ::
Jew's harp {n} (musical instrument)  :: arpa de boca {f}, guimbarda {f}, birimbao {m}, arpa de boca {f}; [Argentina, Chile] torompe {m}
Jezebel {prop} /ˈdʒɛzəˌbɛl/ (Biblical character Jezebel)  :: Jezabel {f}
Jharkhand {prop} (state in eastern India)  :: Jharkhand
Jiangsu {prop} (a Chinese province)  :: Jiangsu
Jiantizi {prop} (Simplified Chinese) SEE: Simplified Chinese  ::
Jiayi {prop} (Chiayi) SEE: Chiayi  ::
jib {n} /dʒɪb/ (basic jib)  :: foque {m}
jibe {v} /ˈdʒaɪb/ (agree)  :: concordar
Jicarilla {prop} (Jicarilla language)  :: jicarilla
jig {n} /d͡ʒɪɡ/ (light, brisk musical movement) SEE: gigue  ::
jig {n} (mechanical device)  :: plantilla de guía {f}, guía {f}, plantilla {f}
jigger {v} /ˈdʒɪɡɚ/ (double ended vessel)  :: dedo {m}, medidor [de alcohol, de whiskey], culín {m} [Spain]
jigger {v} (jiggermast) SEE: jiggermast  ::
jiggery-pokery {n} /ˌdʒɪɡ.ɚ.iˈpoʊ.kɚ.i/ (trickery or misrepresentation)  :: cachondeo, trufa
jigsaw {n} (A saw with fine teeth and a narrow blade)  :: sierra de vaivén {f}, sierra caladora {f}
jigsaw {n} (jigsaw puzzle) SEE: jigsaw puzzle  ::
jigsaw puzzle {n} (type of puzzle)  :: rompecabezas {m}
jihad {n} /dʒɪˈhɑːd/ (holy war undertaken by Muslims)  :: yihad {m}
jihadist {n} (one who participates in a jihad)  :: muyahid {m}, yihadista {m}
Jilong {prop} (Keelung) SEE: Keelung  ::
jilt {v} /dʒɪlt/ (to jilt)  :: dejar, cortar, plantar, dar calabazas
jimmy {n} (a device used to circumvent a locking mechanism)  :: palanqueta {f}
jimmy {v} (open with a crowbow)  :: palanqueta {f}
jimsonweed {n} (weed) SEE: thorn apple  ::
jingle bell {n} (bell)  :: cascabel {m}
jingoism {n} (chauvinism) SEE: chauvinism  ::
jingoism {n} /ˈdʒɪŋɡɘʊɪz(ɘ)m/ (extreme patriotism in the form of aggressive foreign policy)  :: patrioterismo {m}, jingoísmo {m}
jingoist {adj} (chauvinist) SEE: chauvinist  ::
jingoist {adj} (extremely supportive of warlike foreign policy, jingoistic)  :: jingoísta {m} {f}
jingoist {n} (chauvinist) SEE: chauvinist  ::
jingoist {n} (one who advocates an aggressive nationalism, one who vociferously supports a nation's military aims)  :: jingoísta
jingoistic {adj} (overly patriotic or nationalistic)  :: jingoísta
jinn {n} (spirit)  :: genio {m}, jinn {m}, djinn {m}
Jinotega {prop} (department of Nicaragua)  :: Jinotega
jinrikisha {n} (rickshaw) SEE: rickshaw  ::
jinriksha {n} (two-wheeled carriage) SEE: rickshaw  ::
jinx {n} (A person or thing supposed to bring bad luck)  :: gafe {m} (person), ave de mal agüero {f}
jinx {n} /dʒɪŋks/ (A hex; an evil spell)  :: maleficio {m}, maldición {f}, fucú [Dominican Republic], pava {f} [Venezuela], yeta {f} [Argentina, Uruguay]
jitter {n} /ˈdʒɪt.ə(ɹ)/  :: temblores, escalofríos
jive {n} (deceptive talk)  :: cuento chino {m}
jive {v} (dance)  :: bailar, menear el bote
jive {v} /ˈdʒaɪv/ (be deceptive)  :: engañar, mentir
jizz {n} /ˈdʒɪz/ (slang: sperm)  :: mecos {m-p}, leche {f}
JLPT {acronym} (JLPT)  :: examen de aptitud del idioma japonés {m}, JLPT {m}
Joachim {prop} /ˈdʒoʊ.ə.kɪm/ (male given name)  :: Joaquín
Joan {prop} /dʒoʊn/ (female given name) SEE: Jane  ::
Joanna {prop} (biblical follower of Jesus)  :: Juana
Joanna {prop} (cognates of the given name) SEE: Jane  ::
job {n} /dʒɑb/ (task)  :: tarea {f}
job {n} (economic role for which a person is paid)  :: trabajo {m}, empleo {m}, [colloquial] camello {m} [Colombia, Ecuador], chamba {f} [Mexico, Peru], curro {m} [Spain], laburo {m} [Argentina,Chile,Paraguay,Uruguay], pega {f} [Chile], talacha {f} [(familiar, Mexico)]
job {v}  :: trabajar
job action {n} (workplace protest) SEE: industrial action  ::
job center {n} (agency)  :: oficina de empleo {f}
jobless {adj} (lacking employment) SEE: unemployed  ::
jobseeker {n} (person seeking employment)  :: demandante de empleo {m}
jock {n} (jockstrap) SEE: jockstrap  ::
jockey {n} /ˈdʒɒki/ (one who rides racehorses competitively)  :: jinete {m}, yóquey {m}, yoqui {m}
jock strap {n} (jockstrap) SEE: jockstrap  ::
jockstrap {n} (an athletic supporter)  :: suspensor, protector genital, protector escrotal {m}, suspensorio {m}
jocose {adj} (characterised by joking)  :: jocoso
jocose {adj} (given to jest)  :: jocoso
jocular {adj} /ˈdʒɑkjəlɚ/ (humorous, amusing, joking)  :: humorístico {m}
jog {n} /dʒɑɡ/ (exercise)  :: trote cochinero {m}
jog {v} (move in an energetic trot)  :: hacer jogging
jogging {n} /ˈdʒɑ.ɡɪŋ/ (form of exercise)  :: footing {m}
Johannesburg {prop} (a city in South Africa)  :: Johannesburgo
John {prop} (biblical persons)  :: Juan
John {prop} /dʒɑn/ (male given name - the standard or most popular form)  :: Juan
John {prop} (the fourth gospel)  :: Juan, Evangelio según San Juan {m}
John Doe {n} (any unknown or anonymous male person)  :: Fulano {m}, Mengano {m}, Zutano {m}
John Dory {n} (edible marine fish)  :: pez de San Pedro {f}
Johnny-come-lately {n} /ˌdʒɑːni.kʌmˈleɪtli/ (newcomer)  :: novato {m}, novata {f}
Johnson {prop} (surname meaning "son of John")  :: Juánez
John the Baptist {prop} (biblical prophet)  :: Juan Bautista
join {v} /ˈdʒɔɪn/ (to combine more than one item into one; to put together)  :: juntar
join {v}  :: juntar
join {v} (to become a member of)  :: unirse
join {v} (to come together; to meet)  :: acompañar
joiner {n} (maker of wooden furniture)  :: carpintero {m}, ebanista {m}
joint {n} /dʒɔɪnt/ (part of the body where bones join)  :: articulación {f}
joint {n} (marijuana cigarette)  :: bate {m} [Honduras], canuto {m}, carruco {m} [Honduras], leño {m} [Honduras], porro {m}
joint custody {n} (arrangement in both parents have the custody of a child)  :: custodia compartida {f}
jointer {n} (pointing-trowel) SEE: pointing-trowel  ::
join the club {phrase} (expression of sympathy)  :: bienvenido al club
joint-stock company {n} (company with transferable ownership and limited shareholder liability)  :: sociedad anónima {f}
joint venture {n} (a cooperative business partnership)  :: empresa conjunta {f}, joint venture {f}, empresa mixta {f}
joke {n} /dʒoʊk/ (amusing story)  :: broma {f}, chiste {m}
joke {n} (something said or done for amusement)  :: broma {f}
joke {v} (do for amusement)  :: bromear
joker {n} /ˈdʒoʊkɚ/ (person who makes jokes)  :: bufón {m}, hazmerreír {m}, guazón {m}, bromista {m} {f}, chistoso {m}, humorista {m} {f}
joker {n} (jester) SEE: fool  ::
joker {n} (playing card)  :: comodín {m}
jolly {adj} /ˈdʒɒ.li/ (jovial) SEE: jovial  ::
jolt {v} /dʒɒlt/ ((transitive) push or a shake)  :: sacudir
jolt {v} ((intransitive) shake, move with a series of jerks)  :: traquetear
jonquil {n} /ˈdʒɑŋkwəl/ (Narcissus jonquilla)  :: junquillo
Jordan {prop} /ˈdʒɔːrdən/ (country)  :: Jordania {f}
Jordan {prop} (river)  :: Jordán {m}
Jordanian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Jordan or the Jordanian people)  :: jordano {m}
Jordanian {n} (A person from Jordan or of Jordanian descent)  :: jordano {m}
Joseph {prop} /ˈd͡ʒoʊsəf/ (favorite son of Jacob)  :: José {m}
Joseph {prop} (husband of Virgin Mary)  :: José {m}
Joseph {prop} (Joseph of Arimathea)  :: José de Arimetea {m}
Joseph {prop} (male given name)  :: José
Josephine {prop} /ˈdʒəʊ.sə.fiːn/ (feminine form of Joseph)  :: Josefa, Josefina
Joshua {prop} /ˈd͡ʒɒʃjuːə/ (book of the Bible)  :: Josué
Joshua {prop} (male given name)  :: Josué
Joshua tree {n} (Yucca brevifolia)  :: árbol de Josué {m}
joskin {n} (yokel) SEE: country bumpkin  ::
jostle {v} /ˈdʒɑ.səl/ (move through by pushing and shoving)  :: codear, empujar
jot {n} (iota)  :: jota {f}; pizca {f}
jot {v} (to write quickly)  :: anotar
jota {n} /ˈhoʊtə/ (Iberian dance style)  :: jota {f}
jota {n} (Iberian music style)  :: jota {f}
joule {n} /dʒuːl/ (derived unit of energy, work and heat)  :: julio {m}, joule {m}
journal {n} /ˈdʒɝ.nəɫ]/ (diary or daily record)  :: bitácora {f}
journal {n} (part of a shaft or axle that rests on bearings)  :: gorrón {m}
journalism {n} /dʒɜnɛlɪzm/ (activity or profession of being a journalist)  :: periodismo {m}
journalist {n} /ˈdʒəːnəlɪst/ (one whose occupation or profession is journalism)  :: periodista {m} {f}
journalist {n} (reporter)  :: periodista {m} {f}, reportero {m}
journalistic {adj} (related to journalism or journalists)  :: periodístico
journey {n} /ˈdʒɜː(ɹ)ni/ (trip, a voyage)  :: viaje {m}, jornada
journey {v} (to travel, to make a trip or voyage)  :: viajar
joust {n} /dʒaʊst/ (a mock combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms)  :: justa {f}
joust {v} (engage in mock combat on horseback)  :: justar
jousting {v}  :: justa
jovial {adj} /ˈdʒoʊ.vɪ.əl/ (merry, cheerful)  :: jovial, alegre
jowl {n} /dʒaʊl/ (fold of flesh)  :: papada {f}
jowled {adj} (jowly) SEE: jowly  ::
joy {n} /dʒɔɪ/ (feeling of happiness)  :: alegría {f}, gozo {m}, felicidad, júbilo, regocijo
joyful {adj} /ˈdʒɔɪfəl/ (feeling or causing joy)  :: alegre, gozoso
joyless {adj} (without joy)  :: triste (when temporal), amargado (when recurrent or permanent)
joystick {n} (mechanical control device)  :: palanca de mando {f}
J-pop {n} (Japanese pop music)  :: J-Pop {m}
jubilantly {adv} /ˈdʒuː.bɪ.lənt.li/ (with jubilation or triumph)  :: jubilosamente
jubilation {n}  :: regocijo, júbilo
jubilee {n} /dʒuːbɪˈliː/ (a special anniversary)  :: jubileo {m}
Juchitán {prop} (town)  :: Juchitán, Juchitán de Zaragoza
Judah {prop} (first son of Jacob)  :: Judá
Judaism {n} /ˈdʒu.deɪ.ɪz.əm/ (world religion)  :: judaísmo {m}
Judas {prop} (one of the Apostles)  :: Judas {m}
Judas cradle {n} (device of torture)  :: cuna de Judas {f}
Judas tree {n} (Cercis siliquastrum)  :: arjorán {m}, ciclamor {m}, árbol del amor {m}, algarrobo loco {m}, árbol de Judas {m}
judder {n} /ˈdʒʌdɚ/ (a spasmodic shaking)  :: sacudida, espasmo, convulsión, estremecimiento
judder {v} (to spasm or shake violently)  :: sacudir, zarandear, convulsionar, estremecer
judge {n} /dʒʌdʒ/ (public judicial official)  :: juez {m}
judge {n} (sports official)  :: árbitro {m}
judge {v} (to form an opinion, infer)  :: opinar
judge {v} (to form an opinion on)  :: juzgar
judge {v} (to have as an opinion, consider, suppose)  :: opinar
judge {v} (to sit in judgment on, act as judge)  :: juzgar
judge {v} (to sit in judgment on, pass sentence on)  :: juzgar
judgement day {n} (Last Judgement)  :: día del Juicio Final
Judges {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Jueces
judgment {n} (conclusion or result of judging)  :: juicio
judgment {n} /ˈdʒʌdʒ.mənt/ (act of judging)  :: juicio {m}
judgment {n}  :: juicio {m}
judgment {n} ((law) act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice)  :: juicio {m}
judicial {adj} (of or relating to a court of law)  :: judicial
judicious {adj} /dʒuˈdɪʃ.əs/  :: juicioso
judo {n} /ˈdʒudoʊ/ (Japanese martial art)  :: yudo {m}, judo {m}
jug {n} (amount a jug can hold)  :: jarra
jug {n} /dʒʌɡ/ (serving vessel)  :: jarra
juggernaut {n} /ˈdʒʌ.ɡɚ.nɑt/ (A literal or metaphorical force or object regarded as unstoppable, that will crush all in its path)  :: montruo {m}, gigante {m}
juggle {v} /ˈdʒʌɡəl/ (manipulate objects artistically)  :: hacer malabarismos, malabarear, hacer juegos malabares
juggler {n} (person who practices juggling)  :: malabarista {m} {f}
juggling {n} (moving of objects in an artful manner)  :: malabarismo {m}
jugular {adj} /ˈdʒʌɡ.jʊ.lɚ/ (relating to the neck or throat)  :: yugular
jugular {n} (vein through the neck) SEE: jugular vein  ::
jugular vein {n} (vein leading blood down from the head)  :: yugular {f}
juice {n} (beverage made of juice)  :: jugo {m} [Latin America], zumo {m} [Spain]
juice {n} /d͡ʒus/ (liquid from a plant)  :: zumo {m}, jugo {m}
juice {n} (liquid resembling juice)  :: zumo {m}, jugo {m}
juice joint {n} (nightclub) SEE: nightclub  ::
juicy {adj} (containing juice)  :: jugoso
juicy {adj} (exciting, interesting)  :: jugoso
jujube {n} (fruit)  :: azofaifa, jínjol
jujube {n} (tree)  :: jinjolero
jukebox {n} /ˈdʒuk.bɑks/ (a coin-operated machine that plays recorded music)  :: gramola {f}
Julia {prop} (female given name)  :: Julia
Julian {prop} (male given name)  :: Julián
Juliana {prop} (female given name)  :: Juliana
Julie {prop} (female given name) SEE: Julia  ::
Juliet {prop} (character in Romeo and Juliet)  :: Julieta
Juliet {prop} (female given name)  :: Julieta
Julius {prop} (male given name)  :: Julio
July {prop} /d͡ʒʊˈlaɪ/ (seventh month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: julio {m}
jumbo {adj} /ˈdʒʌm.boʊ/ (Especially large or powerful)  :: colosal {m} {f}
jumbo {n} (Especially large or powerful (noun))  :: coloso {m}
jump {n} (instance of propelling oneself into the air)  :: salto {m}
jump {n}  :: salto {m}
jump {v} (cause oneself to leave an elevated location and fall downward)  :: saltar
jump {v} /dʒʌmp/ (propel oneself rapidly upward such that momentum causes the body to become airborne)  :: saltar
jump {v} (employ a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location)  :: saltar
jump {v} (move to a position in (a queue/line) that is further forward)  :: saltar
jump {v}  :: saltar
jump at {v} (to accept something enthusiastically)  :: apresurarse, aprovechar
jump down someone's throat {v} (criticise with excessive and unexpected harshness)  :: echársele encima a alguien, arremeter contra alguien
jumper {n} (woolen sweater or pullover)  :: chaleco
jumping jack {n} (exercise)  :: saltos {m}
jump lead {n} (cable)  :: cable de arranque {m}
jump rope {n} /dʒʌmp/ (length of rope) SEE: skipping rope  ::
jump the gun {v} (to act without due caution)  :: adelantarse
jump the gun {v} (to begin a race too soon)  :: adelantarse
jump the queue {v} (move into a queue ahead of others)  :: colarse
jumpy {adj} /ˈdʒʌmpi/ (nervous and excited)  :: nervioso
junco {n} /ˈdʒʌŋkoʊ/ (bird)  :: junco {m}
junction {n} (a place where two things meet)  :: juntura {f}
June {prop} /d͡ʒuːn/ (sixth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: junio {m}
Juneberry {n} (serviceberry) SEE: serviceberry  ::
jungle {n} /ˈdʒʌŋɡəl/ (large, undeveloped, humid forest)  :: selva {f}, jungla {f}
jungle cat {n} (Felis chaus)  :: gato de la jungla {m}, gato de los pantanos {m}, chaus
juniper {n} (shrub or tree of the genus Juniperus)  :: junípero {m}, enebro {m}, ginebro {m}
juniper berry {n} (the female seed cone of a juniper)  :: baya de enebro {f}
junk {n} (Chinese sailing vessel)  :: junco {m}
junk {n} /dʒʌŋk/ (rubbish, waste)  :: basura {f}
junk {n} (miscellaneous items of little value)  :: cachivache {m}, trasto {m}, cachureo {m} [Chile], calache {m} [Nicaragua], chéchere {m} [Colombia, Panama, Western Venezuela], chunche {m} [Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua], coroto {m} [Venezuela], tiliche {m} [Mexico] [often used in pl]
junket {n} /ˈdʒʌŋkɪt/ (pleasure trip)  :: vuelta, garbeo
junk food {n} (food with little or no nutritional value)  :: comida basura
junkie {n} (a narcotics/drug addict)  :: yonqui [slang, Anglicism], drogadicto {m}
junk mail {n} (mail or letters that are not welcome or solicited)  :: correo basura {m}
junkyard {n} (A business that sells used metal or items)  :: chatarrería {f}
Juno {prop} /ˈdʒunoʊ/ (Asteroid)  :: Juno {f}
junta {n} /ˈhʊntə/ (ruling council of a military dictatorship)  :: junta {f}
Jupiter {prop} /ˈdʒupɪɾɚ]/ (planet)  :: Júpiter {m}
Jupiter {prop} (god)  :: Júpiter {m}
Jurassic {prop} (Jurassic Period)  :: Jurásico {m}
jurisdiction {n} (the authority of a sovereign power to govern or legislate)  :: jurisdicción {f}
jurisdiction {n} (the limits or territory within which authority may be exercised)  :: jurisdicción {f}
jurisdiction {n} (the power or right to exercise authority)  :: jurisdicción {f}
jurisdiction {n} (the power, right, or authority to interpret and apply the law)  :: jurisdicción {f}
jurisdictional {adj} (of or pertaining to jurisdiction)  :: jurisdiccional
jurisprudence {n} /ˈdʒɜː(ɹ).ɪsˌpɹʊu.dəns/ (the philosophy, science and study of law and decisions)  :: jurisprudencia {f}
jurist {n} /ˈdʒəɹ.ɪst/ (judge) SEE: judge  ::
jurist {n} (expert in law)  :: jurista {m}
juror {n} (jury member)  :: jurado {m}
jury {n} /ˈdʒʊəɹi/ (group in a court of law)  :: jurado {m}
jury trial {n} (legal process)  :: juicio por jurado {m}
jus gentium {n} (the law of nations)  :: derecho de gentes {m}
jussive {n} (jussive mood)  :: yusivo {m}
just {adj} /dʒʌst/ (factually fair, correct)  :: justo
just {adj}  :: justo
just {adv} (only, simply, merely)  :: sólo
just {adv} (recently)  :: [verb] acabar de
just {v} (to fight a tournament) SEE: joust  ::
just about {adj} (approximately)  :: casi, por poco
justice {n} /ˈdʒʌs.tɪs/ (state of being just or fair)  :: justicia {f}, justedad {f}, justeza {f}
justice {n}  :: justicia {f}
justice {n} (the civil power dealing with law)  :: justicia {f}
justification {n} (reason, explanation, or excuse)  :: justificación {f}
justified {adj} (having a justification)  :: justificado
justify {v} (arrange lines on a page or computer screen)  :: justificar
justify {v} /ˈdʒʌstɪfaɪ/ (provide an acceptable explanation)  :: legitimar, justificar
justify {v} (give a good, acceptable reason for something)  :: legitimar, justificar
justify {v} (to absolve, and declare to be free of blame or sin)  :: absolver
Justin {prop} (male given name)  :: Justino, Justín {m}
just in case {adv} /ˌdʒʌst ɪn ˈkeɪs/ (in the event)  :: por si acaso, por si las moscas
just in time {adv}  :: justo a tiempo
justly {adv} /ˈdʒʌstli/ (In a just or fair manner)  :: justamente, con razón
just now {adv} (very close to the present moment)  :: ahora mismo
Justus {prop} (male given name)  :: Justo
jut {v} (to stick out)  :: sobresalir
jute {n} /dʒuːt/ (The coarse, strong fiber of the East Indian plant, Corchorus olitorius, used to make mats, paper, gunny cloth etc)  :: yute
Jutland {prop} (peninsula)  :: Jutlandia
juvenile offending {n} (juvenile delinquency) SEE: juvenile delinquency  ::
juxtapose {v} /ˈd͡ʒʌkstəpəʊz/ (to place side by side)  :: yuxtaponer
jynx {n} (a charm or spell) SEE: spell  ::
jynx {n} /d͡ʒɪŋks/ (Jynx torquilla) SEE: wryneck  ::
Jyothis {prop} (male given name)  :: Jyothis {m}