|Origin:||Probably from the sound|
jar2 past tense and past participle jarred, present participle jarring
1 [intransitive and transitive]
to make someone feel annoyed or shocked:
His enthusiasm jarred.
His words jarred Harriet.
2 [intransitive and transitive]
to shake or hit something in a way that damages it or makes it loose:
Alice landed badly, jarring her ankle.
to be different in style or appearance from something else and therefore look strange
There was a modern lamp that jarred with the rest of the room.