HyperDic: jack

English > 14 senses of the word jack / Jack:
NOUNquantityjack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shita small worthless amount
person Jack, mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea doga man who serves as a sailor
person jack, laborer, manual laborer, labourersomeone who works with their hands
foodjack, jackfruit, jakimmense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit
artifactjacka small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling
artifactjackan electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug
artifactjack, jackstonesgame equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game / game / game of jacks
artifactjacksmall flag indicating a ship's nationality
artifactjack, knaveone of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
artifactjacktool for exerting pressure or lifting
animaljackany of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
animaljack, jackassmale donkey
VERBcontactjack, jack uplift with a special device
competitionjack, jacklighthunt with a jacklight
jack / Jack > pronunciation
Soundsjhae'k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA small worthless amount.
Example"you don't know jack"
Synonymsdoodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishdiarrea
English > Jack: 14 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA man who serves as a sailor.
Synonymsmariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog
Narrowerable seaman, able-bodied seamanA seaman in the merchant marine
boatswain, bos'n, bo's'n, bosun, bo'sunA petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
deckhand, roustaboutA member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor
helmsman, steersman, steererThe person who steers a ship
lighterman, bargeman, bargeesomeone who operates a barge
officer, ship's officerA person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
pilotA person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor
sea lawyerAn argumentative and contentious seaman
whalerA seaman who works on a ship that hunts whales
Broadersailor, crewmanAny member of a ship's crew
SpanishJack, lobo de mar, marinera, marinero, marino, navegante
CatalanJack, llop de mar, marí, mariner, navegant
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor.
Synonymslaborer, manual laborer, labourer
Narroweragricultural laborer, agricultural labourerA person who tills the soil for a living
braceroA Mexican laborer who worked in the United States on farms and railroads in order to ease labor shortages / shortages during World War II
cleanersomeone whose occupation is cleaning
day laborer, day labourerA laborer who works by the day
diggerA laborer who digs
dishwashersomeone who washes dishes
drudge, peon, navvy, galley slaveA laborer who is obliged to do menial work
gandy dancerA laborer in a railroad maintenance gang
gravediggerA person who earns a living by digging graves
hewerA person who hews / hews
hired hand, hand, hired manA hired laborer on a farm or ranch
hod carrier, hodmanA laborer who carries supplies to masons or bricklayers
itinerant, gypsy, gipsyA laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
lumberman, lumberjack, logger, feller, fallerA person who fells trees
miner, mineworkerlaborer who works in a mine
muleteer, mule skinner, mule driver, skinnerA worker who drives mules
platelayer, tracklayerA workman who lays / lays / lays and repairs railroad tracks
porterA person employed to carry luggage and supplies
rail-splitter, splitterA laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences
sawyerOne who is employed to saw wood
section handA laborer assigned to a section gang
sprayerA worker who applies spray to a surface
stackerA laborer who builds up a stack or pile
steeplejacksomeone who builds or maintains very tall structures
stevedore, loader, longshoreman, docker, dockhand, dock worker, dockworker, dock-walloper, lumperA laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
stoker, firemanA laborer who tends fires / fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
woodcuttercuts down trees and chops wood as a job
wreckersomeone who demolishes or dismantles / dismantles buildings as a job
yardmanA laborer hired to do outdoor work (such as mowing lawns)
Broaderworkman, workingman, working man, working personAn employee who performs manual or industrial labor
Spanishmano de obra, obrero, peón
Catalanpeó, treballador
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 4, food
Meaningimmense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted.
Synonymsjackfruit, jak
Part ofjackfruit, jackfruit tree, Artocarpus heterophyllusEast Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible ... / edible fruit and seeds
Broaderedible fruitedible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Spanishjak
Catalanjak
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling.
Part oflawn bowling, bowlsA bowling game / game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack
Broaderballround object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games / games
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningAn electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug.
Narrowertelephone jack, phone jackA jack for plugging in a telephone
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaninggame equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game / game / game of jacks.
Synonymjackstones
Broadergame equipmentequipment or apparatus used in playing a game / game / game
Spanishboliche, cantillos
Catalanbolig, osset, taba
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 8, artifact
Meaningsmall flag indicating a ship's nationality.
Broaderflagemblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
Spanishpabellón
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningOne of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince.
Synonymknave
Broaderface card, picture card, court cardOne of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face
Spanishsota
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 10, artifact
Meaningtool for exerting pressure or lifting.
Narrowerbumper jackA jack for lifting a motor vehicle by the bumper
jackscrew, screw jackscrew-operated jack
BroadertoolAn implement used in the practice of a vocation
Verbsjacklift with a special device
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 11, animal
MeaningAny of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas.
Member ofCarangidae, family Carangidaelarge family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails
Narroweramberjack, amberfishAny of several amber to coppery fork-tailed warm-water carangid fishes
crevalle jack, jack crevalle, Caranx hipposfish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
kingfish, Seriola grandislarge game fish of Australia and New Zealand
leatherjacket, leatherjackAny of several New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales
rainbow runner, Elagatis bipinnulataStreamlined cigar-shaped jack
rudderfish, banded rudderfish, Seriola zonatafish having the habit of following ships
runner, blue runner, Caranx crysosfish of western Atlantic
threadfish, thread-fish, Alectis ciliarisfish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins
yellow jack, Caranx bartholomaeifish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
yellowtail, Seriola dorsalisgame fish of southern California and Mexico having a yellow tail fin
Broadercarangid fish, carangidA percoid fish of the family Carangidae
English > jack: 14 senses > noun 12, animal
Meaningmale donkey.
Synonymjackass
Broaderasshardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
Spanishasno, burro
Catalanase
English > jack: 14 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningLift with a special device.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"jack up the car so you can change the tire"
Synonymjack up
Broaderraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
Nounsjacktool for exerting pressure or lifting
English > jack: 14 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaninghunt with a jacklight.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymjacklight
Broaderhunt, run, hunt down, track downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
Spanishcazar con farol

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