Share this entry

Share this page

jackpot

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒækpɑːt; ˈdʒækpɒt/

Translation of jackpot in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (in bingo, lottery, poker) bote (masculine), pozo (masculine) to hit the jackpot (do very well) hacer* su ( or mi etc) agosto, sacarse* la lotería (win highest prize) sacarse* la lotería or [colloquial/familiar] el gordo
    Example sentences
    • 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.

Definition of jackpot in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day anoche
adv
last night …
Cultural fact of the day

The Defensor del pueblo is an ombudsman nominated by the Spanish Parliament to defend the rights of citizens against government maladministration. If he upholds a complaint he advises the administration on appropriate compensation. This post, under the same name, also exists in some Latin American countries.