Jewel meaning

jo͝o'əl
One that is treasured or esteemed.
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The definition of a jewel is a precious gem, or a valuable person or thing.

An example of a jewel is a diamond.

An example of a jewel is an employee who always goes above and beyond their job description.

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A costly ornament of precious metal or gems.
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A precious stone; a gem.
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A small natural or artificial gem used as a bearing in a watch.
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To adorn with jewels.
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To fit with jewels.
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A valuable ring, pin, necklace, etc., esp. one set with a gem or gems.
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Any person or thing that is very precious or valuable.
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A small gem or hard, gemlike bit, used as one of the bearings in a watch.
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To decorate or set with jewels.
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A precious or semi-precious stone; gem, gemstone.
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A valuable object used for personal ornamentation, especially one made of precious metals and stones; a piece of jewellery.
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(figuratively) Anything considered precious or valuable.

Galveston was the jewel of Texas prior to the hurricane.

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A bearing for a pivot in a watch, formed of a crystal or precious stone.
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To bejewel; to decorate or bedeck with jewels or gems.
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A female given name from the noun jewel, used since the end of the 19th century.
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A male given name, a variant of Jewell, or from "jewel" like the female name.
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Jewel is defined as to add gems to something.

An example of jewel is putting rhinestones on the collar of a jacket.

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A precious stone; gem.
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Origin of jewel

Middle English juel from Anglo-Norman perhaps from Vulgar Latin iocāle from neuter of *iocālis of play from Latin iocus joke yek- in Indo-European roots