Synonyms for jack


1. jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
usage: a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack"
2. mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog, sailor, crewman
usage: a man who serves as a sailor
3. laborer, manual laborer, labourer, jack, workman, workingman, working man, working person
usage: someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
4. jackfruit, jak, jack, edible fruit
usage: immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
5. jack, ball
usage: a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling
6. jack, electrical device
usage: an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug
7. jack, jackstones, game equipment
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, flag
usage: small flag indicating a ship's nationality
9. jack, knave, face card, picture card, court card
usage: one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
10. jack, tool
usage: tool for exerting pressure or lifting
11. jack, carangid fish, carangid
usage: any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
12. jack, jackass, ass
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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