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  Definition of jack
  1. male donkey
  2. any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm-temperate seas
  3. tool for exerting pressure or lifting
  4. one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
  5. small flag indicating a ship''s nationality
  6. game equipment consisting of one of several small objects picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks
  7. an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug
  8. immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit of; its seeds are commonly roasted
  9. someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
  10. a man who serves as a sailor
  11. hunt with a jacklight
  12. lift with a special device; "jack up the car so you can change the tire"
Similar Words: jackass, knave, jackfruit, jak, laborer, manual laborer, labourer, mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog, jacklight, jack up

 

Hyponyms: crevalle jack, jack crevalle, Caranx hippos, yellow jack, Caranx bartholomaei, runner, blue runner, Caranx crysos, rainbow runner, Elagatis bipinnulata, leatherjacket, leatherjack, threadfish, thread-fish, Alectis ciliaris, amberjack, amberfish, yellowtail, Seriola dorsalis, rudderfish, banded rudderfish, Seriola zonata, kingfish, Seriola grandis, bumper jack, jackscrew, screw jack, telephone jack, phone jack, agricultural laborer, agricultural labourer, bracero, cleaner, day laborer, day labourer, digger, dishwasher, drudge, peon, navvy, galley slave, gandy dancer, gravedigger, hewer, hired hand, hand, hired man, hod carrier, hodman, itinerant, lumberman, lumberjack, feller, faller, miner, mineworker, muleteer, mule skinner, mule driver, skinner, platelayer, tracklayer, porter, rail-splitter, splitter, sawyer, section hand, sprayer, stacker, steeplejack, stevedore, loader, longshoreman, docker, dockhand, dock worker, dock-walloper, lumper, stoker, fireman, woodcutter, wrecker, yardman, able seaman, able-bodied seaman, boatswain, bos'n, bo's'n, bosun, bo'sun, deckhand, roustabout, helmsman, steersman, steerer, lighterman, bargeman, bargee, officer, ship's officer, pilot, sea lawyer, whaler

 

Part Meronyms: jackfruit, jackfruit tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus

 

Member Meronyms: Carangidae, family Carangidae

 

Derivational Morphology: jack up, labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil, tug, push, drive

 

Language Translations:
Danish: donkraft and knægt   Dutch: boer and krik  
Esperanto: bubo and kriko   Finnish: sotilas and tunkki  
French: cric and valet   German: Bube  
Hungarian: bubi and emelő   Italian: cric and fante  
Japanese: ジャック and 起重機   Maltese: kavall and ġakk  
Portuguese: valete   Russian: валет and домкрат  
Slovak: dolník   Slovene: fant  
Spanish: gato and sota   Swedish: Domkraft and knekt  
 
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