Definitions English

  • Informal A man; a fellow.
  • One who does odd or heavy jobs; a laborer.
  • One who works in a specified manual trade. Often used in combination: a lumberjack; a steeplejack.
  • A sailor; a tar.
  • Games A playing card showing the figure of a servant or soldier and ranking below a queen. Also called knave.
  • Games A game played with a set of small six-pointed metal pieces and a small ball, the object being to pick up the pieces in various combinations.
  • Games One of the metal pieces so used.
  • Sports A pin used in some games of bowling.
  • A usually portable device for raising heavy objects by means of force applied with a lever, screw, or hydraulic press.
  • A wooden wedge for cleaving rock.
  • A device used for turning a spit.
  • Nautical A support or brace, especially the iron crosstree on a topgallant masthead.
  • Nautical A small flag flown at the bow of a ship, usually to indicate nationality.
  • The male of certain animals, especially the ass.
  • Any of several food and game fishes of the family Carangidae, found in tropical and temperate seas.
  • A jackrabbit.
  • A socket that accepts a plug at one end and attaches to electric circuitry at the other.
  • Slang Money.
  • Applejack.
  • Slang A small or worthless amount: You don't know jack about that.
  • To hunt or fish for with a jacklight: hunters illegally jacking deer.
  • To move or hoist by or as if by using a jack: jacked the rear of the car to replace the tire.
  • To raise (something) to a higher level, as in cost: "Foreign producers jacked up the price on some steels by over 100%” ( Forbes).
  • Baseball To hit (a pitched ball) hard, especially for a home run.
  • To hunt or fish for quarry by using a jacklight.