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1. often Jack Informal A man; a fellow.
a. One who does odd or heavy jobs; a laborer.
b. One who works in a specified manual trade. Often used in combination: a lumberjack; a steeplejack.
c. Jack A sailor; a tar.
3. Abbr. J Games A playing card showing the figure of a servant or soldier and ranking below a queen. Also called knave.
4. Games
a. jacks(used with a sing. or pl. verb) A game played with a set of small, six-pointed, traditionally metal pieces and a small ball, the object being to pick up the pieces in various combinations.
b. One of the six-pointed pieces so used.
5. Sports A pin used in some games of bowling.
a. A usually portable device for raising heavy objects by means of force applied with a lever, screw, or hydraulic press.
b. A wooden wedge for cleaving rock.
7. A device used for turning a spit.
8. Nautical
a. A support or brace, especially the iron crosstree on a topgallant masthead.
b. A small flag flown at the bow of a ship, usually to indicate nationality.
9. The male of certain animals, especially the ass.
10. Any of various food and game fishes of the family Carangidae, found in tropical and temperate seas.
11. A jackrabbit.
12. A socket that accepts a plug at one end and attaches to electric circuitry at the other.
13. Slang Money.
14. Applejack.
15. Slang A small or worthless amount: You don't know jack about that.
v. jacked, jack·ing, jacks
1. To hunt or fish for with a jacklight: hunters illegally jacking deer.
a. To move or hoist by using a jack. Often used with up: jacked the rear of the car to replace the tire.
b. To raise (something) to a higher level, as in cost. Often used with up: "Foreign producers jacked up the price on some steels by over 100%" (Forbes).
3. Baseball To hit (a pitched ball) hard, especially for a home run.
4. Slang
a. To steal: Someone jacked my bike.
b. To rob or cheat: The dealer jacked me on the price.
1. To hunt or fish by using a jacklight.
2. To plug into an electronic device by means of a jack.
Phrasal Verbs:
jack around
1. To spend time idly.
2. To toy, tinker, or mess: He's been jacking around with that motor for days.
3. To take unfair advantage of, deceive, or manipulate.
jack off Vulgar Slang
1. To masturbate. Usually used of a man.
2. To bring (someone) to orgasm.
jack up
To excite emotionally.

[From the name Jack, from Middle English Jakke, possibly from Old French Jacques, from Late Latin Iacōbus; see Jacob. N., sense 15, short for jack shit. V. tr., senses 4a and b, short for hijack.]

jack′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.jack off - get sexual gratification through self-stimulation
masturbate - stimulate sexually; "The old man wanted to be masturbated by the prostitute"
scarf - masturbate while strangling oneself
excite, stir, stimulate - stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"

jack off, to

(vulg) masturbarse, hacerse la paja (vulg)
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Tinker struck with both his woods, the second one hitting his partner's nearest bowl only to ricochet and hit the nearest bowl, also sending the jack off the green for a dead end.
The Giant will lay waste to Flintshire unless the Squire comes up with a bag of gold, so Dame Dolly Dumplings sends Jack off to market to sell Bessie, their last surviving cow.
But she also has fond memories of Clarkson photographed saluting a Union Jack off the south coast of France, when his parents hired a boat for his 24th birthday, and racing through the Alps for a week in a Ford Cabriolet.
But even when the ball was newest it moved little through the air, and the wind that often threatened to rip the half-mast Union Jack off its flagpole made life unpleasant for the seven bowlers.
Love having Jack off school but quite like it when he's back can get on with stuff without having to play yet another game of Monopoly Ruth Langsford Normally by this point in the day I've had 10 Quality Street and cheese and crackers.
When Daisy runs out of milk, Dame Trott decides to sell Daisy and sends Jack off to market.
Also this week, as the Falklands War unfolds on the TV and Spandau Ballet rule the airwaves, the friends try to wean Jack off heroin.
You'll have to ask me in the next couple of games to see if (the red card) is going to put Jack off from going into a 50/50 as hard as he has done.