how to pronounce jess


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jess is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of jess in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… through her infectious warm Jess never …”

meanings of jess


  1. Alternative form of jet (the color).
  2. A short strap fastened around the leg of a bird used in falconry, to which a leash may be fastened.
  3. Alternative form of jet (the mineral).


  1. A diminutive of the female given names Jessica or Jessamy.
  2. A diminutive of the male given name Jesse.


  1. To fasten a strap around the leg of a hawk.


  1. Pronunciation spelling of just.

jess frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word jess occurs in english on average 4.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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