new jack

adjective
variants: or New Jack

Definition of new jack

1 : of, relating to, or consisting of new jack swing new jack grooves
2 : of, relating to, or being urban, hip, and usually Black the new jack generation

Examples of new jack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Talking to new jack rappers or singers was simple, but White was my first real legend. Michael Gonzales, Longreads, 10 June 2019

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First Known Use of new jack

1987, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for new jack

jack entry 1 (man, guy)

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“New jack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/new%20jack. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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