Definition of

Ajar

  1. (adj, all) slightly open

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Ajar

  1. 1718, perhaps from Scottish dialectal a char "slightly open," earlier on char (early 16c.), from M.E. char, from O.E. cier "a turn." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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