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jackpot

Synonyms of jackpot in English:

noun

  • this week's lottery jackpot is over £14 million
    top prize, main prize, first prize;
    kitty, pool, pot, bank, bonanza, windfall
  • Phrases

    hit the jackpot

    1
    ( informal )
    win a large prize, win a lot of money, strike it lucky, make a large profit, make a/one's fortune, make money, be successful, be lucky
    informal clean up, strike it rich, rake it in, make a/one's pile, make a killing, make a packet, make a bundle, make a pretty penny, hit the big time
    British informal make a bomb
    North American informal make big bucks

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