Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “jar on sb”

See all translations

jar on sb

verb uk phrasal verb with jar   /dʒɑːr/ us    /dʒɑːr/ (-rr-)
If something, especially a noise, jars on you, it annoys you: His superior manner jars on me. That squeaky voice is beginning to jar on me.
Translations of “jar on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指噪音等)使(某人)不快…
in Russian раздражать…
in Turkish sinirine dokunmak, rahatsız etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指噪声等)使(某人)不快…
in Polish drażnić kogoś…
(Definition of jar on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of jar on sb?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “jar on sb” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More