[ US /ˈdʒæk/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈæk/ ]
  1. lift with a special device
    jack up the car so you can change the tire
  2. hunt with a jacklight
  1. small flag indicating a ship's nationality
  2. someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
  3. an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug
  4. male donkey
  5. game equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks
  6. tool for exerting pressure or lifting
  7. a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling
  8. a small worthless amount
    you don't know jack
  9. any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
  10. immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
  11. one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
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How To Use jack In A Sentence

  • The unit can connect to any video source that has composite video and stereo audio RCA jacks, though the encoded audio is limited to mono.
  • The mysterious jack snipe is a typical bird of the often water-logged northern taiga, birch and willow country.
  • The Pepper Street gang, of which Jackie was the acknowledged leader, was not a gang of drug-selling hoods.
  • The battery-operated doll comes complete with walkie-talkie and a wardrobe choice of military fatigues or bolero jacket and gold trousers.
  • And we -- it does extent all the way up toward Jacksonville, all the way down into West Palm Beach, all the way over to Fort Myers, and northward, almost kind of budging into the pan -- the Big Bend area, almost into the Panhandle, but not quite just yet. CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004
  • No, Jack won't have nobody tell him what he can't ever be, even if he weren't born with a silver spoon in one end and an Harley Street hooter up the other. Jack Scallywag
  • Small, hardcovered, complete with a beautifully illustrated dust jacket. Narnia Fans
  • Helen Hunt Jackson was a known activist who campaigned for the rights of the Native American Indians.
  • Tweed sports jackets are all the rage, and the best part is that you don't need to worry about matching patterns when it comes to blazers and button-down shirts.
  • The two leads give crackerjack performances, their timing, dynamism and interaction almost flawless.
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