What does it mean if someone is ajar?

slightly open
ajar Add to list Share. The adjective ajar describes something that is slightly open. A door that has been left ajar is easily pushed open by the wind or a nosy person. To correctly pronounce ajar, say “uh-JAR.” People in a hurry leave drawers and cabinet doors ajar, or hanging open.

What does ajar mean in answer?

‘Ajar’ means slightly open door.

Why do we say a door is ajar?

Mahn revised Webster’s etymologies, explained ajar as a + jar (a self-evident move), and cited its Dutch synonym akerre (sic), but he also referred to jar “harsh sound.” In his opinion, the connecting link between “harsh sound” and “partly open” was provided by Shakespeare’s usage: jar “a vibration of the pendulum of a …

Is Ajar Spanish?

Principal Translations
Inglés Español
ajar adj (door: slightly open) entreabierto/a adj Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo (“casa grande”, “mujer alta”).
entornado/a adj Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo (“casa grande”, “mujer alta”).
It gets draughty in here when you leave the door ajar.

What does ajar mean in Islam?

/əˈdʒɑr/ If a door is ajar, it is slightly open. مردود (مفتوح جزئيّا) (Translation of ajar from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Can the poet fly without wings?

No, the poet cannot fly without wings, but- his thoughts and imaginations can fly everywhere without wings.