Other Words for Jail

Jail Adjective Synonyms
imprison, lock up, incarcerate, detain, confine, send down, send up (the river)
He was jailed for 30 days.

Jail Noun Synonyms
gaol, prison, lock-up, reformatory, Borstal, penitentiary, reform school, brig, cooler, clink, can, jug, stir, slammer, nick, quod, choky or chokey, calaboose, big house, pen, coop, hoosegow, pokey
They were sent to jail for life.

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Pen / Stir


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