jam (1)

This page is about the slang term jam (1)


a difficult situation

For example

  • When she was in Asia, Maria got in a jam when her passport and money were stolen. She had to go to her embassy for help.

  • The company was in a jam because they couldn't borrow enough money to pay their suppliers.

Quick Quiz

If you get in a jam, you should

a. ask for help

b. clean your teeth

c. see your doctor

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Contributor: Matt Errey