Jot meaning

jŏt
Jot is defined as to write something quickly.

An example of jot is to take quick notes during a meeting at a job site.

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The smallest bit; iota.
noun
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To write down briefly or hastily.

Jot down an address.

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A trifling amount; the smallest bit.
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To make a brief, quick note of.
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(usually with "over") To go quickly.

Just jot over there to the US Space and Rocket Center and give it a look.

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He didn't care a jot for his work.

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(usually with "down") To write quickly.

Tell me your order, so I can jot it down.

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The definition of a jot is a tiny amount of something.

An example of a jot is a thin smear of jam on a piece of toast.

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Origin of jot

  • Middle English jote from Latin iōta iota from Greek iota iota

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin iōta, from ἰῶτα (iōta).

    From Wiktionary