proper noun
1. (name) 
a. Jaime 
James is a very common name for boys.Jaime es un nombre muy común para niño.
b. Santiago 
My parents were going to name me James, but chose John instead.Mis padres me iban a llamar Santiago, pero escogieron Juan en vez.
c. Diego 
Hi! My name is James!¡Hola! ¡Me llamo Diego!
d. Jacobo (especially British monarchs) 
King James I of England was also King James VI of Scotland.El rey Jacobo I de Inglaterra fue también el rey Jacobo VI de Escocia.
James [dʒeɪmz]
Jaime; Diego; (British kings) Jacobo
Saint James Santiago
Phrases with "James"
Here are the most popular phrases with "James." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
How do you say "James" in Spanish?
¿Cómo se dice "James" en español?
my name is James
me llamo James
Saint James
The word james is the present subjunctive form of jamar in the second person singular. See the full jamar conjugation.
transitive verb
1. (colloquial) (to ingest) 
a. to stuff oneself with (colloquial) 
Los invitados jamaron plato tras plato hasta acabar el menú.The guests stuffed themselves with every dish on the menu.
intransitive verb
2. (colloquial) (to ingest) 
a. to stuff oneself (colloquial) 
Tenía tanta hambre que no podía dejar de jamar cuando llegamos al banquete.I was so starving that I couldn't stop stuffing myself when we arrived at the banquet.
pronominal verb
3. (colloquial) (to ingest) 
a. to stuff oneself (colloquial) 
¡La pizza que se jamaron mis dos hermanos era enorme!The pizza that my two brothers stuffed themselves with was huge!
transitive verb
to stuff o.s. with (familiar)
intransitive verb
to eat; stuff o.s. (familiar)
pronominal verb
se lo jamó todo he scoffed the lot (familiar)
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