jack

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'jack', 'Jack': /ˈdʒæk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dʒæk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jak)

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jack

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [headphone, Ethernet, telephone] jack
  2. cards: the jack of [diamonds, hearts, clubs, spades]
  3. cards: [a pair of, three] jacks
  4. is a jack-of-all-trades
  5. a game of jacks
  6. a jack-in-the-box
  7. the Union Jack (flag)
  8. a [car, truck, wheel, tire] jack
  9. pump up the jack
  10. let the jack down
  11. [placed, put] the jack under the [car]
  12. UK, idiom: every man jack of them
  13. slang: I can't [see, read, understand] jack!
  14. slang, offensive: I can't [see] jack shit!
  15. slang: that doesn't mean jack to me!
  16. slang: I don't know jack about
  17. UK, slang: I'm [all right, alright], Jack!
  18. UK: the jack in lawn bowling
  19. UK: the bowling jack
v
  1. jack (up) a [car, wheel, trunk]
  2. jack it up [on the highway, in the driveway]
  3. jack into a [computer, speakers, device, screen]
  4. jack the [microphone, device, lead] into the [computer]
  5. jack up [interest rates, prices, your efforts]
  6. jack [interest rates] up
  7. jacked him up in the [fight, game, competition]
  8. jacked [him, his coworkers, her friends] around
  9. is [always, constantly] jacking him around
  10. UK: jack [it, it all, your job] in
  11. sexually explicit: jack off [in bed, in public, to a porno]
  12. jack up [crack, heroine, meth]
n as adj
  1. [buy, use, need] a jack plug
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