high-low-jack

noun
\ ˌhī-ˌlō-ˈjak How to pronounce high-low-jack (audio) \

Definition of high-low-jack

: an all-fours game in which scores are made by winning the highest trump, the lowest trump, the jack of trumps, and either the ten of trumps or the most points

First Known Use of high-low-jack

1793, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about high-low-jack

Time Traveler for high-low-jack

Time Traveler

The first known use of high-low-jack was in 1793

See more words from the same year

Statistics for high-low-jack

Cite this Entry

“High-low-jack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-low-jack. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Comments on high-low-jack

What made you want to look up high-low-jack? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Used by Nabokov Quiz

  • image1676440788
  • Choose the best definition or synonym for the word in bold: "There are some eructations that sound like cheers—at least, mine did." Lolita
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!