Definitions for jacks
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word jacks
jacks, jackstones, knucklebones(noun)
a game in which jackstones are thrown and picked up in various groups between bounces of a small rubber ball
A children's game involving picking up objects while a ball is in the air.
A pair of jacks.
derived from Jack.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Men are like a deck of cards. You'll find the occasional king, but most are jacks.
It's just the way (Wendy) had gone through the effort of decorating the pen (with Union Jacks) where the cows were being kept, there's also a sign behind (her) ... and there's a picture of a gentleman with a cow, who is actually her husband who had died a few years ago. ... I just thought that was nice, something quite sentimental about that.
There is no such thing, at this date of the world's history, in America, as an independent press. You know it and I know it. There is not one of you who dares to write your honest opinions, and if you did, you know beforehand that it would never appear in print. I am paid weekly for keeping my honest opinion out of the paper I am connected with. Others of you are paid similar salaries for similar things, and any of you who would be so foolish as to write honest opinions would be out on the streets looking for another job. If I allowed my honest opinions to appear in one issue of my paper, before twenty-four hours my occupation would be gone. The business of the journalists is to destroy the truth, to lie outright, to pervert, to vilify, to fawn at the feet of mammon, and to sell his country and his race for his daily bread. You know it and I know it, and what folly is this toasting an independent press We are the tools and vassals of rich men behind the scenes. We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes.
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