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jake

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adjective \ˈjāk\

Definition of jake

slang

  1. :  all right, fine



Examples of jake

  1. <once they hook up the game system, everything will be jake around here>



Origin of jake

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1914


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jake

noun

Definition of jake

  1. :  a sexually immature male wild turkey under two years old



Origin of jake

probably from Jake, nickname for Jacob


First Known Use: 1979


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