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jack-in-the-box
American English: /ˈdʒæk ɪn ðə ˌbɑks/
British English: /ˈdʒakɪnðəbɒks/

Translation of jack-in-the-box in Spanish:

noun

  • caja (feminine) de sorpresas (con muñeco a resorte)
    Example sentences
    • This charming musical jack-in-the-box is certain to delight anyone who holds it in their hands! As you turn the crank, the melody plays and when the music stops, out pops the jester.
    • The jack-in-the-box offers continual delight. Known since the 16th century, and appearing as a Punch box (minus sidekick Judy), an admiral on a stick, and a Johnny jump-up, sometimes the jack figure was more horrible than humorous.
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