jam (uncountable and countable; plural: jams)

  1. (UK) (Australian English) A sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar and allowed to set, often spread on bread or toast or used in jam tarts.
  2. Blockage, congestion
    • traffic jam
    • paper jam
  3. In popular music, an impromptu informal performance or rehearsal.
  4. (basketball) A forceful dunk.
  5. A difficult situation.
    I’m in a bit of a jam right now. Can you help me out?


  • conserve
  • (US) jelly (also used in British English for jam that has been sieved to remove pieces of fruit)
  • preserve

3 letters in word "jam": A J M.

No anagrams for jam found in this word list.

Words found within jam:

am ma