blackjack

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Blackjack and black-jack

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blackjack (plural blackjacks)

  1. (card games) A common gambling card game in casinos, where the object is to get as close to 21 without going over.
  2. (card games) A hand in the game of blackjack consisting of a face card and an ace.
  3. The flag (i.e., a jack) traditionally flown by pirate ships; popularly thought to be a white skull and crossed bones on a black field (the Jolly Roger). In older literature sometimes spelled "black jack".
  4. A small, flat, blunt, usually leather-covered instrument loaded with heavy material such as lead or ball bearings.
  5. Any of several species of weed of genus Bidens, such as Bidens pilosa, in the family Compositae.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Verb[edit]

blackjack (third-person singular simple present blackjacks, present participle blackjacking, simple past and past participle blackjacked)

  1. To strike with a blackjack or similar weapon.