jacked

[ jakt ]
/ dʒækt /

adjective Slang.

very stimulated and excited, as from coffee or drugs.

Definition for jacked (2 of 3)

Origin of jack

1
1350–1400; Middle English jakke, Jakke used in addressing any male, especially a social inferior, variant of Jakken, variant of Jankin, equivalent to Jan John + -kin -kin; extended in sense to anything male, and as a designation for a variety of inanimate objects

Definition for jacked (3 of 3)

jack

2
[ jak ]
/ dʒæk /

verb (used with object) Slang.

to steal: Some neighborhood kids jacked her car and took it for a joyride.Hackers jacked my email account in a phishing scam.
to rob: He got jacked on his way home from the club.

Origin of jack

2
First recorded in 1930–35; shortening of hijack
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British Dictionary definitions for jacked (1 of 4)

Jack

/ (dʒæk) /

noun

I'm all right, Jack British informal
  1. a remark indicating smug and complacent selfishness
  2. (as modifier)an ``I'm all right, Jack'' attitude

British Dictionary definitions for jacked (2 of 4)

jack

1
/ (dʒæk) /

noun

adjective

jack of Australian slang tired or fed up with (something)

verb (tr)

See also jack in, jacks, jack up

Word Origin for jack

C16 jakke, variant of Jankin, diminutive of John

British Dictionary definitions for jacked (3 of 4)

jack

2

jak

/ (dʒæk) /

noun

short for jackfruit

Word Origin for jack

C17: from Portuguese jaca; see jackfruit

British Dictionary definitions for jacked (4 of 4)

jack

3
/ (dʒæk) /

noun

a short sleeveless coat of armour of the Middle Ages, consisting usually of a canvas base with metal plates
archaic a drinking vessel, often of leather

Word Origin for jack

C14: from Old French jaque, of uncertain origin
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Idioms and Phrases with jacked

jack


In addition to the idioms beginning with jack

  • jack off
  • jack up

also see:

  • before you can say Jack Robinson
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