Definition of jotting
: a brief note : memorandum
Examples of jotting in a Sentence
the judges reviewed their jottings one last time before selecting the pinot noir as the best wine of the tasting overall
Recent Examples of jotting from the Web
A few recent examples include a diary with JFK's jottings, inner thoughts on politics and his personal beliefs sold last month at a Boston auction for more than $700,000, a half-million dollars over the estimate.
The random jottings have no relationship at all to what’s underneath, so that the manic seems at war with the structured, the mundane with the ethereal.
Out of these centuries-old jottings, Ulrich conjured an entire social world centered on women’s emotions, experiences and labor.
Two days later, Carr’s group gathered with prosecutors and NRO agents in a conference room at the FBI’s Washington, DC, field office to try to decipher the cryptic jottings and notes.
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