1. jeopardy

noun. ['ˈdʒɛpɝdi'] a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune.


  • sword of Damocles
  • hazard
  • endangerment
  • moral hazard
  • danger
  • health hazard
  • occupational hazard
  • risk


  • security


  • jepardie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • jeu parti (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Jeopardy

  • geordie
  • saturday
  • yesterday

How do you pronounce jeopardy?

Pronounce jeopardy as ˈʤɛpərdi.

US - How to pronounce jeopardy in American English

UK - How to pronounce jeopardy in British English

How to spell jeopardy? Is it jeapordy? Or jepordy? Common misspellings are:

  • jeapordy
  • jepordy

Sentences with jeopardy

1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes about jeopardy

1. Every time you step on the football field in between those lines you're putting your life, your career, every single ligament in your body in jeopardy.
- Robert Griffin III