noun, plural shakos or shackos, shakoes or shackoes. 1. a military cap in the form of a cylinder or truncated cone, with a visor and a plume or pompon. noun (pl) shackos, shackoes 1. a variant spelling of shako noun (pl) shakos, shakoes, shackos, shackoes 1. a tall usually cylindrical military headdress, having a plume […]
[shak-tap-ing] /ˈʃækˌtæp ɪŋ/ noun, Canadian Informal. 1. the making of house-by-house visits to canvass.
noun, Slang. 1. an instance of shacking up: The census people counted both marriages and shackups.
adjective, shackier, shackiest. 1. run-down; dilapidated: a shacky old place.