What does the word jack mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A nickname for John, James, or Jacob.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A handy tool.

Usage examples for jack

  1. " Jack, there's the owner of the black span you fell into raptures over. – Pauline's Passion and Punishment by Louisa May Alcott
  2. Jack put the question. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. Whitie Jack had closed the door. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard