[jak-leg] /ˈdʒækˌlɛg/ Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
unskilled or untrained for one’s work; amateur:
a jackleg electrician.
unscrupulous or without the accepted standards of one’s profession:
a jackleg lawyer.
an unskilled or unscrupulous itinerant worker or practitioner.
An incompetent and unscrupulous person; phony: You don’t think I hang out with jacklegs like that (1853+)
[jak-lahyt] /ˈdʒækˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a portable cresset, oil-burning lantern, or used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night. verb (used with object), jacklighted or jacklit, jacklighting. 2. to hunt or fish for with a jacklight. verb (used without object), jacklighted or jacklit, jacklighting. 3. to hunt or fish with the aid of a […]
[jak-lahy-ter] /ˈdʒækˌlaɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who hunts or fishes at night with the aid of a . 2. a person who illegally hunts deer at night using a .
/ˈdʒæklɪn/ noun 1. Tony, full name Anthony Jacklin. born 1944, English golfer: won the British Open Championship (1969) and the US Open Championship (1970)
noun 1. a mackerellike food fish, Trachurus symmetricus, of Pacific coastal waters of the U.S.