Synonyms of jam in English

: jam1jam2

jam1


See definition of jam

verb

1‘he jammed a finger in each ear’

SYNONYMS

stuff, shove, force, ram, thrust, wedge, press, push, stick, squeeze, compress, confine, cram, pack, sandwich, insert

2‘several hundred friends and celebrities jammed into the shop’

SYNONYMS

crowd, pack, pile, press, squeeze, cram

throng, occupy, fill, overfill, overcrowd

obstruct, block, clog, congest

North American mob

3‘the rudder had jammed’

SYNONYMS

stick, become stuck, catch, become immobilized, become unable to move, become fixed, become wedged, become lodged, become trapped

4‘even dust could jam the mechanism’

SYNONYMS

immobilize, paralyse, disable, cripple

deactivate, put out of action, make inoperative

stop, halt, bring to a halt, bring to a standstill

ANTONYMS

free


noun

1‘a traffic jam’

SYNONYMS

tailback, line, stream, hold-up, obstruction, congestion, bottleneck, stoppage

North American gridlock

informal snarl-up

2‘I'd tell you if we ever got into a real jam’


Synonyms of jam in English

: jam1jam2

jam2


See definition of jam

noun

1‘raspberry jam’

SYNONYMS

preserve, conserve, jelly, marmalade

North American dulce

rare confiture, confection