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jack
British English: /dʒak/
American English: /dʒæk/

Translation of jack in German:

noun

  • 1
    (in cards)
    Bube, der
    jack of hearts
    Herzbube, der
  • 3Jack
    (man)
    every man jack [of them] [colloquial] on one's Jack [Jones] (British English)
    [slang]
    all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
    [proverb]
    zu viel Arbeit ist ungesund
    I'm all right, Jack [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    was kümmern od. interessieren mich die anderen?
  • 6
    (on clock)
    Glockenschläger, der
  • 7 (Telecommunications etc.)
    Buchse, die
    Klinke, die
    (Post)
    (wall socket)
    Steckdose, die
  • 8
    (Bowls)
    Malkugel, die

transitive verb

  • 1jack in or up (British English) [colloquial]
    (abandon) [colloquial]
  • 2jack up
    (lift) (Fahrzeug) [figurative] [colloquial] (increase)
    was draufsatteln auf
    + Akk. [colloquial]

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