Thesaurus

jam-ups

noun
plural of jam-up

Synonyms of jam-ups

a crowded mass (as of cars) that impedes or blocks movement
  • knowing that there was a big traffic jam-up ahead, we took the detour that the locals always use

Synonyms for jam-ups

Words Related to jam-ups

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about jam-ups

Cite this Entry

“Jam-ups.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jam-ups. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

Comments on jam-ups

What made you want to look up jam-ups? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!