[ slap-jak ]
/ ˈslæpˌdʒæk /
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a simple card game.
a flapjack or griddlecake.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
regional variation note for slapjack
2. See pancake.
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Example sentences from the Web for slapjack
Perhaps some dainty fellow prefers the more imposing "slapjack."
She called him her "slapjack" and would tell him to come and have his smack!
British Dictionary definitions for slapjack
/ (ˈslæpˌdʒæk) /
a simple card game
US another word for pancake
Word Origin for slapjack
C19: from slap + jack 1
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