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Noun: jade  jeyd
  1. A semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
    - jadestone
  2. A light green colour varying from bluish green to yellowish green
    - jade green
  3. An old or over-worked horse
    - hack, nag, plug [N. Amer, informal]
  4. [archaic] A promiscuous or disreputable woman
    - hussy [informal], loose woman [informal], fornicatrix [informal]
Verb: jade  jeyd
  1. Lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    "I'm so jaded of your mother and her complaints about my food";
    - tire, pall, weary, fatigue
  2. Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
    - tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out [Brit, informal], fag [informal], fatigue, knacker [Brit, informal]
Adjective: jade  jeyd
  1. Of something having the colour of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green
    - jade-green

Derived forms: jading, jades, jaded

See also: chromatic

Type of: adulterer, degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop, Equus caballus, green, greenness, horse, indispose, opaque gem, viridity

Antonym: refresh

Encyclopedia: Jade, Karnataka