jacky

[ jak-ee ]
/ ˈdʒæk i /

noun (sometimes initial capital letter) British Slang.


Nearby words

  1. jacksonville beach,
  2. jackstay,
  3. jackstone,
  4. jackstraw,
  5. jackstraws,
  6. jacky howe,
  7. jacky tar,
  8. jackyard,
  9. jacmel,
  10. jacob

Origin of jacky

see origin at jackey

Jacky

[ jak-ee ]
/ ˈdʒæk i /

noun, plural Jack·ies.

(often lowercase) a sailor.
a male given name, form of Jack.
a female given name, form of Jacqueline.

jackey

or jack·y

[ jak-ee ]
/ ˈdʒæk i /

noun British Slang.

Origin of jackey

1790–1800; probably jack quarter of a pint (perhaps development of jack4) + -ey2

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Jacky

/ (ˈdʒækɪ) /

noun

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