zack

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin unknown; possibly an alteration or dialect form of six.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zack ‎(plural zacks)

  1. (Australia) Sixpence.
    • 2014, Frank E. Burdett, The Purple Tree: The Queensland Outback in the 1860s:
      "Strewth, Dad! It's not worth a zack!" said Barry.
  2. (Australia, rare) Five cents.
  3. (Australia) A six-month or six-year prison sentence.

References[edit]

  • Dalzell, Tom et al. (2008) The Consise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, rev. ed. edition, London and New York: Routledge, page 717

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

zack

  1. Imperative singular of zacken.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of zacken.