jacks jacks  /ˈdʒæks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a game in which jackstones are thrown and picked up in various groups between bounces of a small rubber ball

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Also, it has video input jacks that are accessible from behind, making it easier to mess with your inputs when you're using the stand.
  2. We walk down the beach, form a larger circle, do some jumping jacks to get the blood flowing.

News

  1. New hotel attached to Cadillac Jacks

    A ribbon cutting ceremony Friday marked the grand opening of the new SpringHill Suites which are connected to Cadillac Jacks.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KOTA Rapid City

  2. Pump Jacks’ losing skid grows to four

    Acadiana took advantage of every opportunity the Pump Jacks gave them in the fourth inning Thursday night. The Pump Jacks, on the other hand, failed to capitalize on the opportunities presented to them. Promote to Mobile read more
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KETK 56 Tyler

  3. Jacks joins Ericson Manufacturing Co. as vice president of sales

    Ericson Manufacturing Co. of Willoughby has announced the appointment of Kevin Jacks as vice president of sales.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

Quotes

  1. In the shoot dubbed "Return to Innocence," the CW reality series' aspiring models are depicted playing "games that young girls played back in the day - dodge-ball, jacks, double-Dutch jump-rope," Banks said.
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Tyra Banks Source: Newsweek

  2. "I got a cracked rib, so I'm not jogging right now," Clooney joked. "No jumping jacks."
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: George Clooney Source: Forbes

  3. "For too long, we have been held hostage to an insurance industry that jacks up premiums and drops coverage as they please," Obama said.
    on May 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal

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