Jaycee
noun Etymology: from the initials of Junior Citizens, former name of the organization Date: 1938 a member of a major national and international civic organization

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  • Jaycee — 1946, Amer.Eng., from pronunciation of J.C., in Junior Chamber (of Commerce) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jaycee — ☆ Jaycee [jā′sē′ ] n. [< j(unior) c(hamber)] a member of a junior chamber of commerce …   English World dictionary

  • Jaycee — /jay see /, n. a member of a civic group for young business and community leaders. [1945 50, Amer.; sp. forms of the letters JC, abbr. of Junior Chamber in its original name United States Junior Chamber of Commerce] * * * …   Universalium

  • Jaycee — Jay|cee a member of an organization with branches in many towns and cities in the US. They are called the Jaycees from the letters JC, an abbreviation for Junior Chamber (of Commerce), and they encourage useful and interesting activities for… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Jaycee — Jay|cee [ ,dʒeı si ] noun count a member of an organization of businessmen and businesswomen that encourages young people to take part in activities and help in the community …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Jaycee — n. member of a junior chamber of commerce …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jaycee — [dʒeɪ si:] noun N. Amer. informal a member of a Junior Chamber of Commerce. Origin 1940s: representing the initials of Junior Chamber …   English new terms dictionary

  • Jaycee — Jay•cee [[t]ˈdʒeɪˈsi[/t]] n. bus a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, a civic group for young business and community leaders • Etymology: 1945–50, amer.; sp. forms of the letters JC, abbr. of Junior Chamber …   From formal English to slang

  • jaycee — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: jay (III) + cee (letter); from the initials of Junior Chambers of Commerce, former name of the organization : a member of a major national and international civic organization …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jaycee Chan — Jo Ming (pinyin: ZǔMíng Fang, 房祖名 chino tradicional, chino simplificado: 房祖名, Los Ángeles, California, Estados Unidos, 3 de diciembre de 1982) es un cantante y actor chino, hijo del famoso actor y artista marcial Jackie Chan y de la actriz Lin… …   Wikipedia Español

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