satisfactory; OK; fine:
Everything’s jake with me.
a homemade or bootleg liquor made from or infused with Jamaica ginger, especially during Prohibition in the U.S.
Also called jake leg, jake-leg paralysis. paralysis caused by drinking this or other liquor made with denatured alcohol.
a male given name, form of .
adjective (Austral & NZ, slang)
satisfactory; all right
she’s jake, everything is under control
colloquial or familiar abbreviation of the masc. proper name Jacob (q.v.). As the typical name of a rustic lout, from 1854. (Jakey still is the typical name for “an Amishman” among the non-Amish of Pennsylvania Dutch country). Slang meaning “excellent, fine” is from 1914, American English, of unknown origin.
Excellent; very satisfactory; hunky-dory: She said the whole college seemed jake to her
: You never can tell on a day like this, things could be goin’ jake one minute, then presto, before you know it you’re history
[1914+ Underworld; origin unknown]
pious, the father of Agur (Prov. 30:1). Nothing is known of him.
[jeyks] /dʒeɪks/ noun, (usually used with a plural verb) Chiefly Dialect. 1. an outdoor privy; outhouse. 2. a toilet or bedpan. [jeyks] /dʒeɪks/ noun 1. John, born 1932, U.S. novelist. [jeyk] /dʒeɪk/ noun, Slang. 1. a homemade or bootleg liquor made from or infused with Jamaica ginger, especially during Prohibition in the U.S. 2. Also […]
/ˈdʒeɪkɪ/ noun 1. (Scot, slang, derogatory) a homeless alcoholic
establisher. (1.) Chief of the twelfth priestly order (1 Chr. 24:12). (2.) A Benjamite (1 Chr. 8:19). (3.) Margin in Matt. 1:11 means Jehoiakim.