Definitions for jackrabbitˈdʒækˌræb ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jack′ rab`bit(n.)

  1. any of various large hares of W North America, having long hind legs and long ears.

Origin of jack rabbit:

1860–65; jack (ass ) +rabbit ; so named from the size of its ears

jack•rab•bitˈdʒækˌræb ɪt(adj.)

  1. resembling a jack rabbit, as in suddenness or rapidity of movement.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. (v.i.)to go or start forward with a rapid, sudden movement.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jackrabbit(verb)

    large hare of western North America

  2. jackrabbit(verb)

    go forward or start with a fast, sudden movement


  1. jackrabbit(Noun)

    any of several large North American hares of the genus Lepus

  2. jackrabbit(Verb)

    To make a sudden, rapid movement


  1. Jackrabbit

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