jerry

Definitions


[ˈdʒɛri], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a chamber pot.


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 19th century: probably a diminutive of jeroboam


[ˈdʒɛri], (Verb)

Definitions:
- understand or realize
(e.g: I still hadn't jerried what was going on)


Phrases:
- take a jerry to

Origin:
late 19th century: from US slang, in the phrase to be jerry (to) ‘to be wise to; to understand’, of unknown origin


[ˈdʒɛri], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a close or investigative look.


Phrases:
- take a jerry to

Origin:


[ˈdʒɛri], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a German (especially in military contexts).


Phrases:

Origin:
First World War: probably an alteration of German




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