Idioms beginning with J

  • Jack of All Trades

    Meaning: A person with a wide variety of skills

  • Jam Session

    Meaning: Playing improvised music in an informal setting

  • Jim Crow

    Meaning: The system of racial segregation in the American South prior to the American civil rights movement.

  • Join the Club (excl.)

    Meaning: I feel sympathy for you because I have experienced something similar.

  • Jump in with Both Feet

    Meaning: Begin a new experience wholeheartedly

  • Jump on the Bandwagon

    Meaning: To follow a trend or craze

  • Jump on the Bandwagon

    Meaning: To follow a trend; follow the crowd

  • Jump the Gun

    Meaning: Start doing something too soon

  • Jump the Shark

    Meaning: To pass peak quality and begin to decline. Often used to describe television programs or movie series.

  • Jump the Track

    Meaning: To shift suddenly from one activity or line of thought to another

  • Jump Through Hoops

    Meaning: Complete a series of tasks in order to satisfy someone

  • Just Around the Corner

    Meaning: Occurring soon

  • Just for the Record

    Meaning: I would like to make it clear that…

  • Just What the Doctor Ordered

    Meaning: Exactly the thing that is or was needed to help improve something or make one feel better