/ (dʒæˈkiːn) /
Irish a slick self-assertive lower-class Dubliner
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Word Origin for Jackeen
C19: from proper name Jack + -een, Irish diminutive suffix, from Irish Gaelic -ín
Words nearby Jackeen
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Example sentences from the Web for Jackeen
And Jackeen told me after that it had laid hold on his trousers, and he didn't sleep all night with the fright he got.
Jackeen; a nickname for a conceited Dublin citizen of the lower class.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce