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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jack′-in-the-box`(n.)(pl.)-box•es.

or jack′-in-a-box`

  1. a toy consisting of a box from which an enclosed figure springs up when the lid is opened.

Origin of jack-in-the-box:

1545–55

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jack-in-the-box(noun)

    plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened

Wiktionary

  1. jack-in-the-box(Noun)

    Childu2019s toy where a figure pops out of a small box.


Translations for jack-in-the-box

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

jack-in-the-box(noun)

a toy consisting of a figure, fixed to a spring inside a box, which comes out suddenly when the lid is opened.

  • kisduiweltjie, kaartmannetjieAfrikaans
  • دُميَة أطفال يَقْفِز منها رَفّاصArabic
  • човече на пружинаBulgarian
  • caixinha de surpresasPortuguese (BR)
  • čertík v krabičceCzech
  • das SchachtelmännchenGerman
  • trold i enæskeDanish
  • παιχνίδι με ελατήριοGreek
  • caja de resorte, caja sorpresaSpanish
  • kepsnukkEstonian
  • جعبه اسباب بازی که تا در آن را بردارند آدمکی از آن بیرون می پردFarsi
  • vieteriukkoFinnish
  • boîte à surpriseFrench
  • רוֹנִי קַפּצוֹנִיHebrew
  • बच्चों का उछल-कूद करने वाला खिलौंनाHindi
  • lutka na pero koja iskače iz kutije kad se otvori kutijaCroatian
  • krampusz a dobozbanHungarian
  • boneka perIndonesian
  • kassatrúðurIcelandic
  • scatola a sorpresaItalian
  • びっくり箱Japanese
  • 뚜껑을 열면 인형이 튀어나오는 장난감Korean
  • velniūkštis dėžutėjeLithuanian
  • (rotaļu) ampelmanisLatvian
  • sejenis permainan yang melibatkan pantulan spring jika dibuka penutupnyaMalay
  • duiveltje in een doosjeDutch
  • troll i eskeNorwegian
  • diabełek w pudełkuPolish
  • جعبه اسباب بازی که تا در آن را بردارند آدمکی از آن بیرون می پردPersian
  • یوه دوله صندوق دهPashto
  • caixinha das surpresasPortuguese
  • jucărie care iese brusc dintr-o cutie când se deschide capacul, având efec­tul de surprizăRomanian
  • попрыгунчикRussian
  • (škatuľka, z ktorej pri otvorení vyskočí komická figúrka na strune)Slovak
  • pajac na vzmetSlovenian
  • čupavac iz kutijeSerbian
  • gubben i lådanSwedish
  • กล่องของเล่นที่มีตุ๊กตาโผล่ขึ้นมาเมื่อเปิดกล่องThai
  • yaylı kuklaTurkish
  • 彈簧玩偶盒Chinese (Trad.)
  • іграшка, що вистрибує з коробочкиUkrainian
  • ایک قسم کا کھلونا جو کھولنے پر اچانک باہر آتا ہےUrdu
  • hộp hình nộm có lò xoVietnamese
  • 玩偶盒(打开盒子即跳出一个奇异小人的玩具盒)Chinese (Simp.)

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