jetted jetted  /ˈdʒɛ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
  2. (n) the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
  3. (n) a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation
  4. (n) atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward
  5. (n) street names for ketamine
  6. (n) an artificially produced flow of water
  7. (v) issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth
  8. (v) fly a jet plane
  9. (adj) of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal

Usage(s):

  1. For a year and a half, he read books on the Middle East in his Malibu beach house and then, at his leisure, jetted off to meet people he had read about.
  2. In a single hectic week last month, Sachs was in Peru and Brazil and then jetted to Warsaw, where he advises the new government.
  3. When it was finally time for Sigmond to pack up, his son and Novack took control while he jetted off to the west coast to visit friends.

News

  1. Colorado couple get federal prison sentences for Ponzi scheme

    A Colorado couple who ran a $17 million Ponzi scheme from their Golden home — then jetted to South Africa as federal authorities concluded their investigation — were sentenced
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Golden couple get federal prison sentences for Ponzi scheme

    A Colorado couple who ran a $17 million Ponzi scheme from their Golden home — then jetted to South Africa as federal authorities concluded their investigation — were sentenced Monday to varying prison terms, prosecutors said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. Taylor Swift Makes a Gwyneth Paltrow House Call in London

    Taylor Swift is apparently never too busy to forget a friend. Though the singer is in the midst of her worldwide "Red" tour, she jetted to England to perform with singer Ed Sheeran -- and pay a visit to pal … Continue reading ?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: omg! Celeb News via omg!

Quotes

  1. "On one of (the breakaway dunks), he jetted all the way down the court when I was saying, 'Hold up,'" Morris said. "He got the foul and the free throws out of it. So he may know more than me."
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Randolph Morris Source: Lexington Herald Leader

  2. "Children at risk went without basic services, while CAS executives spent money on high end restaurants, jetted to the Caribbean, South America and Asia, and spent money on luxury vehicles costing more than $50,000 each," Hampton said. "I...
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: Howard Hampton Source: CTV.ca

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