1. Slightly turned or opened.
- The door was standing ajar.
- The door is ajar.
- When is a door not a door? When it is ajar.
2. (archaic) Out of harmony.
3. Being at variance or in contradiction to something.
1. (rare, perhaps nonstandard) To turn or open slightly; to become ajar or to cause to become ajar; to be or to hang ajar.
2. (rare, perhaps nonstandard) To show variance or contradiction with something; to be or cause to be askew.