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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Slightly open.

Usage examples (36)
  • Vernon left the nursery door ajar so he could watch the baby.
  • The door was ajar
  • After the 7 minutes, slip the handle of a wooden spoon into the door to keep in ajar.
  • Do you think the picture gains, or loses, by representing the door as "ajar" instead of wide open? for more
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