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jot

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noun \ˈjät\

Definition of jot

  1. :  the least bit :  iota

Examples of jot in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of jot

Latin iota, jota iota


First Known Use: 1500


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jot

verb

Definition of jot

jotted

;

jotting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to write briefly or hurriedly :  set down in the form of a note jot this down

Examples of jot in a Sentence

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

1721

First Known Use of jot

1721


JOT Defined for English Language Learners

jot

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noun

Definition of jot for English Language Learners

  • : the smallest amount

jot

verb

Definition of jot for English Language Learners

  • : to write down (something) quickly


JOT Defined for Kids

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jot

play
noun \ˈjät\

Definition of jot for Students

  1. :  the least bit I don't care a jot.


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jot

play
verb

Definition of jot for Students

jotted

;

jotting

  1. :  to write briefly or in a hurry I jot down their names and requests. — Carolyn Keene, The Double Jinx Mystery



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