Definition of jackpot in English:
A large cash prize in a game or lottery, especially one that accumulates until it is won.
- Colorful and inviting, this fantastic site offers a selection of fifty of the most popular casino games including ten progressive jackpots with a current value in excess of $530,000.
- There are wonderful cash prizes and two jackpots on offer.
- There are generous jackpots, wonderful cash prizes and a wonderful atmosphere for all lovers of the numbers game to enjoy.
hit the jackpot informal
- After the usual checks and balances were performed, Tony received his payment in one lump sum wired to his account within a week of hitting the jackpot.
- Fourth and last, slot players can hit the jackpot while in the hole, or with modest enough earnings that they have no incentives to stop.
- Guadalupe Lopez was playing the Wheel of Fortune machines at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa when she hit the jackpot, a casino spokesman said.
- Although Pumping Iron was a massive, surprise success, Schwarzenegger didn't hit the jackpot until the release of the first Terminator film in 1984.
- After decades of trying one plantation crop after another without much success in the late nineteenth century, Malaya hit the jackpot with rubber trees in the early twentieth century.
- Accenture is gambling that one of those companies will hit the jackpot and create the next SAP, giving Accenture first crack at helping its clients install the revolutionary software.
1Win a jackpot.
2Have great or unexpected success, especially in making a lot of money quickly: the theatre hit the jackpot with its first musical
More example sentences
Words that rhyme with jackpotcrackpot
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan