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Definition of "jot down" [jot down]

  • To write down hurriedly; to make a note of (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "jot down" in a sentence
  • "Make a photocopy of the form on pages 82–83 or obtain an electronic file at, then jot down some of the specific opportunities you have in your daily life to deliver all different types of presentations."
  • "At this very moment, perhaps, the green lizard-skin diary was being bought by somebody else -- some wholly unsuitable person who merely wanted to get one in a hurry; a rich, earnest woman who would fill it with committee meetings, or a business man who would not even glance at the binding when he opened it to jot down the words "Dine George.""
  • "Paesiello liked the warm bed in which to jot down his musical notions, and we are told that “it was between the sheets that he planned the 'Barber of Seville,' the 'Molinara,' and so many other chefs-d'oeuvre of ease and gracefulness.”"
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