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See definition of ajar on Dictionary.com
  • adj.slightly open
  • adv.slightly open

synonyms for ajar

  • open
  • unclosed
  • unlatched
  • unshut
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Freeman said that during the gap in the video, Prather was pounding on the door so violently it popped ajar.
AFTER ESCALATING FOR YEARS, A NEIGHBORHOOD FEUD CULMINATES IN KILLING CAUGHT ON VIDEOJUSTIN JOUVENALOCTOBER 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When the police officers arrived minutes later, they pushed the door ajar and found Trawick, a personal trainer and dancer, standing near his stove, holding the knife and stick.
WHAT POLICE IMPUNITY LOOKS LIKE: “THERE WAS NO DISCIPLINE AS NO WRONGDOING WAS FOUND”BY ERIC UMANSKYAPRIL 20, 2021PROPUBLICA
The evidence suggested that the killer or killers had probably entered the building through the back door, which had been found ajar.
THE MURDER CHICAGO DIDN’T WANT TO SOLVEBY MICK DUMKEFEBRUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
Despite the high drama of shutting down news, Facebook still has sizable payment offers on publishers’ tables and there they remain with doors ajar.
HOW AUSTRALIA MAY HAVE JUST SAVED JOURNALISM FROM BIG TECHROBERT WHITEHEADFEBRUARY 22, 2021TIME
Every day, we are all forced to recalculate the wisdom of reentering a world that is, if far from completely reopened, at least left cautiously ajar.
HOW DOES YOUR COVID-19 RISK TOLERANCE COMPARE TO OTHERS?CHRIS WILSONOCTOBER 19, 2020TIME
It was ajar, and Kerry, taking an electric torch from his overall pocket, flashed the light upon the name-plate.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Edna had discovered it accidentally one day when the high-board gate stood ajar.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He and Queeker stood in the passage and saw the bed, the invalid, and the watcher through an inner door which stood ajar.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
I went to the stranger's room, and listened at his door, which was slightly ajar.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
With our door ajar we watched the ghastly struggle between the faithful mongrel and the assassin.
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WORDS RELATED TO AJAR

  • ajar
  • astonished
  • awestruck
  • confounded
  • open
  • overwhelmed
  • shocked
  • staring
  • yawning
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