noun \ˈjät\

: the smallest amount

Full Definition of JOT

:  the least bit :  iota

Examples of JOT

  1. <it's obvious that he doesn't have a jot of interest in history>

Origin of JOT

Latin iota, jota iota
First Known Use: 1500



: to write down (something) quickly


Full Definition of JOT

transitive verb
:  to write briefly or hurriedly :  set down in the form of a note <jot this down>

Examples of JOT

  1. He paused to jot a few notes on a slip of paper.

First Known Use of JOT



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