Glossary for

“The Letter J Song”

Jangle:

Definition: A jangle is the kind of sound that is made when two or more things, usually made of metal, knock together over and over.

Sentence: The car keys jangle when my baby sister plays with them.

Jiggle:

Definition: If something jiggles, it makes small, quick movements in different directions.

Sentence: The pudding jiggles when I put my spoon in it.

Jolly:

Definition: If a person is jolly, he or she is happy and friendly.

Sentence: Jeff is always jolly.

Jovial:

Definition: A jovial person is usually happy, smiling, and fun to be with.

Sentence: Joan is always jovial.

Joyful:

Definition: When something is joyful, it makes you feel very happy.

Sentence: Let's say, "Yay!" for the joyful letter j.

Juggle:

Definition: When you juggle, you throw things in the air and catch them over and over, without letting them fall to the ground.

Sentence: I watched the clown juggle five balls at once.

Jumble:

Definition: If things are in a jumble, they are all mixed together and out of order.

Sentence: The crayons became jumbled after they spilled in my backpack.

Jumps for joy:

Definition: If a person jumps for joy, he or she is very happy about something.

Sentence: Jeremiah jumps for joy. And, that's no joke, by golly.