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See definition of jetsam on Dictionary.com
  • as inflotsam
  • as inwaif

synonyms for jetsam

  • cargo
  • junk
  • wreckage
  • castoffs
  • odds and ends
  • sea-drift
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How to use jetsam in a sentence

We were in hopes they would look upon our boat as flotsam and jetsam, of which there was more or less strewn upon the beach.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
The flotsam and jetsam of too many sentimental stories and fairy tales were afloat in the child's active mind.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
He gathered it in and swept his tiny flash around in search of other jetsam from his tool kit.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
He might just as well, he might much better, slump down in a sodden heap amid the rest of the jetsam.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
No, there had been no wreck, yet all about her lay the wave-sodden flotsam and jetsam of many past disasters.
THE DRAGON'S SECRETAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
As it came nearer they could see the loose pieces of seaweed and jetsam being caught up into it.
DODO'S DAUGHTERE. F. BENSON
"They are the strangest pieces of flotsam and jetsam that were ever thrown upon this coast," I remarked.
THE MYSTERY OF CLOOMBERARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
The varying force of the current can be illustrated, and also the flotsam and jetsam that has been brought down.
PRACTICAL CINEMATOGRAPHY AND ITS APPLICATIONSFREDERICK ARTHUR AMBROSE TALBOT
Then she would be clad in any flotsam and jetsam of apparel that charity might have drifted toward her.
AN AMBITIOUS WOMANEDGAR FAWCETT
Once swept away among the flotsam and jetsam below stairs, he would be both out of sight and out of mind.
THE MOTOR MAIDALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON AND CHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO JETSAM

  • cargo
  • castoffs
  • jetsam
  • junk
  • odds and ends
  • sea-drift
  • wreckage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.