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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a container when the lid is opened.

Usage examples (33)
  • He is a jack-in-the-box the way he pops into the chair.
  • Munro bobbed his head and nodded like a jack-in-the-box.
  • I pop up and grin, like an overeducated jack-in-the-box.
  • The bead will pop into your vision like a jack-in-the-box. for more
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