Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A thin strip of wood used in playing a game.

Usage examples (24)
  • The jackstraw jumble of rotting wood made for uncertain footing.
  • Helping technopreneurs to excel and lead their life! reply jackstraw
  • Only a jackstraw heap of corpses and stirring near-dead marked where they had been.
  • Secure in my interpretation I looked it up in my American Heritage Dictionary today and found the following instead: jackstraw n. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.