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British English: /stak/
American English: /stæk/

Translation of stack in German:


  • 1 (of hay etc.)
    Schober, der
    (South German) (Austrian German)
    Feim, der
    (North and Middle German)
  • 2 (pile)
    Stoß, der
    Stapel, der
    place something in stacks
    etwas [auf]stapeln
  • 3 [colloquial]
    (large amount)
    Haufen, der
    a stack of work/money
    ein Haufen Arbeit/Geld
    have a stack of things to do
    einen Haufen zu tun haben
    have stacks of money
    Geld wie Heu haben
  • 5
    (factory chimney)
    blow one's stack (American English) [figurative] [colloquial], = blow one's top blow1 2 8
  • 7 (Aviation)
    (übereinander in Warteschleifen kreisende Flugzeuge)
  • 8 (British English)
    (rock pillar)
    Felssäule, die

transitive verb

  • 1 (pile) See examples:stack [up] stack logs in a pile
    Holz zu einem Stoß aufschichten
    be well stacked [figurative] [colloquial]
    (have large bust)
    viel Holz vor der Hütte haben
    [colloquial] [humorous]
    (Stühle usw.)
  • 2 (arrange fraudulently) See examples:stack the cards
    beim Mischen betrügen
    the odds or cards or chips are stacked against somebody
    jemand hat schlechte Karten
    [figurative] [colloquial]
  • 3
    übereinander Warteschleifen fliegen lassen
    we are stacked right up to 30,000 feet
    der Warteraum ist schon bis in 30 000 Fuß Höhe belegt

Phrasal verbs

stack up

Definition of stack in:

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