Synonyms of jacks


1. jacks, jackstones, knucklebones, child's game

usage: a game in which jackstones are thrown and picked up in various groups between bounces of a small rubber ball


1. jacks, jackstones, knucklebones, child's game

usage: a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack"

2. jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a man who serves as a sailor

3. mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog, sailor, crewman

usage: someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor

4. laborer, manual laborer, labourer, jack, workman, workingman, working man, working person

usage: immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted

5. jackfruit, jak, jack, edible fruit

usage: a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling

6. jack, ball

usage: an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug

7. jack, electrical device

usage: 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

8. jack, jackstones, game equipment

usage: small flag indicating a ship's nationality

9. jack, flag

usage: one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince

10. jack, knave, face card, picture card, court card

usage: tool for exerting pressure or lifting

11. jack, tool

usage: any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas

12. jack, carangid fish, carangid

usage: male donkey


1. jack, jack up, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up

usage: lift with a special device; "jack up the car so you can change the tire"

2. jacklight, jack, hunt, run, hunt down, track down

usage: hunt with a jacklight

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