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

Translation of jack in Italian:


also: Jack proper noun

  • diminutivo di John e Jacob

also: jacks plural noun

  • (Games)
    (= gioco infantile in cui i giocatori devono riuscire a raccogliere dei piccoli oggetti metallici facendo contemporaneamente rimbalzare una pallina)

transitive verb


every man jack

tutti quanti

every man jack of them

tutti quanti loro

to be (a) jack of all trades (and master of none)

essere un factotum

to have an I'm all right Jack attitude


Phrasal verbs

jack around

1 (American English) [informal] jack around 1.1 (idle around) 1.2to jack around with something
armeggiare con qualcosa
to jack around with somebody
intendersela, farsela con qualcuno
2 jack around [somebody], jack [somebody] around
prendere in giro, importunare

jack in

(British English) [informal] jack in [something], jack [something] in to jack it in

jack off

(American English) [vulgar]

jack out

(American English) [informal]

jack up:

jack up [something], jack [something] up 1.1
sollevare con un cric, un martinetto
1.2 [informal] [figurative]
(price, charge)
1.3 (American English) [informal] (encourage)

Definition of jack in:

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