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Jack O' Words

A list of words with the name of jack in them, like jack knife and apple jack

Jack is a fairly common English and American first name.  But it is also found in many words and phrases.  Here is a list of “jack o’ words” with brief definitions. (For more, see Jack in Wikipedia.)

almaco jack — type of fish

amberjack — type of fish

Apple Jacks — a brand of cereal

applejack — fermented cider

Applejack — a fictional character in My Little Pony

bar jack — type of fish

Billy Jack — title of a movie

Black Jack — brand of chewy gum

black jack — card game

black jack — type of fish

black jack oak — kind of tree

Blue jackets —a Columbus hockey team

bluejacket —enlisted sailor in the US or Royal Navy

bluejacking — sending of messages over Bluetooth

bootjack — instrument for drawing off boots

car jack — device to lift a car; steal a car

Cheap Jack — peddler of cheap goods

Cracker Jack — caramel corn

crackerjack — expert in some field

crevalle jack — type of fish

cross-jack — squaresail a ship's mizzenmast

flapjack — pancake

Flapjack — character in an animated TV series

Happy Jack — a song, a play, Arizona town, etc.

hijack — to steal an occupied vehicle

jack — device to lift heavy objects

jack — electronic connector

jack — face card in a deck

jack — male donkey

Jack — man’s name and several movies

Jack and Jill — fairy tale

Jack and the Beanstalk — fairy tale

jack arch — an arch in construction

jack bean — bushy plant

jack by the hedge — plant growing in hedgerows

jack chain — kind of chain

jack cheese — Monterey Jack cheese

Jack Daniels — whiskey brand

Jack FM — name of a brand of radio stations

Jack Frost — personified cold

Jack Hills — a range of hills in Australia

Jack in the Green — participant in English May Day parades

Jack Ketch — a public hangman

jack knife — to fold like a jackknife

jack lamp — camping lantern

jack mackerel — edible fish

jack Mormon — Mormon not active in the church; coffee brand

Jack Mountain — mountain in state of Washington

jack o’ the clock — clock bell ringing figure

jack o’ the dust — navy person in charge of provisions

jack of plate — type of armour

jack off — to masturbate

jack pine — scrubby pine

jack plane — carpenter's plane

jack post — floor beam support

Jack Pudding — buffoon who does pudding tricks

Jack Pumpkinhead — fictional character from the Land of Oz

jack rabbit — large hare

jack rafter — short roof rafter

Jack Rose — cocktail made with apple brandy

Jack Russell terrier — a dog breed

jack salmon — pike-like freshwater perch

jack snipe — small stocky wading bird

Jack Sprat — nursery rhyme name

jack stand — adjustable garage support

jack straw — an object used in the game of jackstraws

jack tar — seamen of the Merchant or Royal Navy

Jack the Giant Killer — fairy tale killer of giants

Jack the Ripper — legendary killer

jack-a-dandy — little foppish fellow

jack-a-lent — stuffed puppet pelted in Lent

jackanapes — impertinent fellow

jackaroo — inexperienced Australian sheep rancher

jackass — pack animal

jackatar — native of New Foundland

jackboot — military footwear

jackdaw — small crow

jacker — brand of chips; laborer

jacket — piece of apparel

jackfruit — tropical fruit

jackhammer — automated hammer

jack-in-the-box — a childs toy

jack-in-the-pulpit — flower

jackknife — pocket knife

jackleg — drilling tool; or a strikebreaker

jacklight — portable light

jackline — rope or wire strung from a ship's bow

jack-of-all-trades — one of many talents

jack-o-lantern — hollowed out pumpkin

jackpot — the winnings of a contest

jacks — child's game

jackscrew — lifting device

jackshaft — short shaft coming off a motor

jacksmelt — fish

Jackson — common surname

jackstaff — a British superhero; vertical spar in a ship's bow

jackstay — rope, bar, or batten placed along a ship's yard

jack-towel — a coarse towel for general use

jack-up — kind of drilling rig

jacky — pint of gin

jumping jack — type of exercise; dancing toy

lazy jack — a type of rigging on sailing ships

leatherjack — type of fish; pilot fish

Little Jack Horner — nursery rhyme name

lumberjack — one who cuts tall trees

Monterey Jack — kind of cheese

one-eyed-jack — certain playing card

phone jack — cord receptacle

pump jack — oil well machine

roasting jack — device for turning a spit

skipjack — kind of tuna fish

slap jack — self defense weapon

smoke-jack — apparatus for turning a chimney spit

steeple jack — one who climbs steeples

supplejack tree — a tree native to Australia

Union Jack — the British flag

Whiskey Jack — bird found in Canada

yellow jack — ocean fish type

Yukon Jack — a Canadian liquor


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almaco jack
amberjack
Apple Jacks
applejack
Applejack
bar jack
Billy Jack
Black Jack
black jack
black jack
black jack oak
bluejackets
bluejacket
bluejacking
bootjack
car jack
Cheap Jack
Cracker Jack
crackerjack
crevalle jack
cross-jack
flapjack
Flapjack
Happy Jack
hijack
jack
jack
jack
jack
Jack
Jack and Jill
Jack and the Beanstalk
jack arch
jack bean
jack by the hedge
jack chain
jack cheese
Jack Daniels
Jacker
Jack FM
Jack Frost
Jack Hills
Jack in the Green
Jack Ketch
jack knife
jack lamp
jack mackerel
jack Mormon
Jack Mountain
jack o’ the clock
jack o’ the dust
jack of plate
jack off
jack pine
jack plane
jack post
Jack Pudding
Jack Pumpkinhead
jack rabbit
jack rafter
Jack Rose
Jack Russell terrier
jack salmon
Jack Sprat
jack stand
jack straw
jack tar
Jack the Giant Killer
Jack the Ripper
jack-a-dandy
jack-a-lent
jackanapes
jackaroo
jackass
jackatar
jackboot
jackdaw
jacket
jackfruit
jackhammer
jack-in-the-box
jack-in-the-pulpit
jackknife
jackleg
jacklight
jackline
jack-of-all-trades
jack-o-lantern
jackpot
jacks
jackscrew
jackshaft
jacksmelt
jack snipe
Jackson
jackstaff
jackstay
jack-towel
jack-up
jacky
jumping jack
lazy jack
leatherjack
Little Jack Horner
lumberjack
Monterey Jack
one-eyed-jack
phone jack
pump jack
roasting jack
skipjack
skyjack
slap jack
smoke-jack
steeple jack
supplejack tree
Union Jack
Whiskey Jack
yellow jack
Yukon Jack