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British Dictionary definitions for man jack

man jack

noun
  1. informal a single individual (in the phrases every man jack, no man jack)
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Examples from the Web for man jack

Historical Examples

  • And the first man-jack who crosses that grating'll get his from me.

    In the Orbit of Saturn

    Roman Frederick Starzl

  • Every man-jack of them stepped forward and said he hadn't got a copper.

    A Jolly Fellowship

    Frank R. Stockton

  • You bet we're the Fernald family—every man-Jack of us—not one missing.

  • My suggestion is: That every man-jack of you who owns a sheep-dog ties him up at night.

    Bob, Son of Battle

    Alfred Ollivant

  • They say all that, but they've got to say, too, that I'm cleverer than any man-jack in the running.

    The Octopus

    Frank Norris