/ (dʒæˈkiːn) /
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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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How to use Jackeen in a sentence
Jackeen; a nickname for a conceited Dublin citizen of the lower class.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
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.