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Definition of jet verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jet

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dʒet//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒet//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jet
BrE BrE//dʒet//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒet//
 
he / she / it jets
BrE BrE//dʒets//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒets//
 
past simple jetted
BrE BrE//ˈdʒetɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒetɪd//
 
past participle jetted
BrE BrE//ˈdʒetɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒetɪd//
 
-ing form jetting
BrE BrE//ˈdʒetɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒetɪŋ//
 
Plane travel
 
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(jetting, jetted) [intransitive] + adv./prep. (informal) to fly somewhere in a plane They have just jetted off for a honeymoon in New York. See related entries: Plane travel Word Originverb late 16th cent. (as a verb meaning ‘jut out’): from French jeter ‘to throw’, based on Latin jactare, frequentative of jacere ‘to throw’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jet