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  1. Slightly turned or opened; as, the door is ajar (adjective usage).
When is a door not a door? When it is .
  • French: entrebí¢illé, entrouvert
  1. Slightly turned or opened; as, the door was standing ajar.
  2. Being at variance or in contradiction to something
    • What you're telling me is with what your husband told me.
    • You have always been with the times.
    Etymology: on char ajar, on the turn; cerr, cyrr, turn, akin to kehren to turn, and to akerre. See Char.

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