cheap-jack cheap-jack

Definition(s):

  • (n) a seller of shoddy goods

Usage(s):

  1. The cheap-jack bungalow on the wrong side of the beltway is still no Mongolian yurt, no tar-paper shack in one of Rio's mountainside favelas.
  2. Like many a cheap-jack hustler, he momentarily finds religion.

News

  • The Wizard of Oz Is Still Grand and Still Human, Even in 3D IMAX

    You have every reason to be skeptical. We've suffered years of 3D cash-grabs. This spring visited upon us a cheap-jack James Franco grimacing through the stubbornly un-magical Oz the Great and Powerful . And the movies have only gotten L. Frank Baum right precisely once, in 1939. Return...
    on September 18, 2013     Source: The Village Voice

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