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Slang

jack (1)

This page is about the slang term jack (1)

American English

Meaning

to steal

For example

  • Nicky jacked a bottle of beer from the liquor store.

  • Someone busted into my place today and jacked my damn computer!

Variety

This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

Ollie jacked another pair of jeans from Walmart today. That guy loves

a. trying on clothes

b. buying clothes

c. stealing clothes

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Contributor: Matt Errey