new jack

adjective, often capitalized N&J

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

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Before European settlers arrived in northern Michigan, natural forest fires sparked by lighting would allow new jack pine growth to occur, much to the warblers’ delight. Michigan Wildlife Council, Detroit Free Press, "Seeing the forest for the trees: Healthy forests bring abundant wildlife," 7 Mar. 2018 Our official tour photographer will be posting photos and videos after the show at jackwhiteiii.com and the new Jack White Live Instagram account. Timothy Finn, kansascity, "You’ll have to lock up your phones at the Jack White show," 25 Jan. 2018 Our official tour photographer will be posting photos and videos after the show at jackwhiteiii.com and the new Jack White Live Instagram account @officialjackwhitelive. Matt Miller, Esquire, "If You Can't Bring Phones to Jack White's 2018 Tour, Did It Even Happen?," 24 Jan. 2018

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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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The first known use of new jack was in 1987

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