jigsaw

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɪgsɔː/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒɪgˌsɔ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jigsô′)


Inflections of 'jigsaw' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
jigsaws
v 3rd person singular
jigsawing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
jigsawed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
jigsawed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
jigsawn
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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jigsaw

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [500] -piece jigsaw
  2. the jigsaw has [500] pieces
  3. put the [clues, facts] together like a jigsaw
  4. fell into place like a jigsaw
  5. the [corners, corner pieces] of the jigsaw
  6. [cut, slice] with a jigsaw
n as adj
  1. the jigsaw pieces
  2. found the missing jigsaw piece
  3. [do, solve, put together] a jigsaw puzzle
  4. use a jigsaw blade to cut
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