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

Translation of jack in German:


  • 1
    (in cards) Bube, der
    jack of hearts
    Herzbube, der
  • 3Jack
    (man) Hans
    every man jack [of them] [colloquial] on one's Jack [Jones] (British English)
    ganz allein
    all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
    zu viel Arbeit ist ungesund
    I'm all right, Jack [figurative]
    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
    (in bowls) Malkugel, die
  • 10
    (ship's flag) Gösch, die (Nautical) Union Jack

transitive verb

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

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