blackjack
Pronunciation
  • enPR: blăk'jăk, IPA: /ˈblækdʒæk/
Noun

blackjack

  1. (card games) A common gambling card game in casinos, where the object is to get as close to 21 without going over.
  2. (card games) A hand in the game of blackjack consisting of a face card and an ace.
  3. The flag (i.e., a jack) traditionally flown by pirate ships; popularly thought to be a white skull and crossed bones on a black field (the Jolly Roger).
  4. (weapons) A small, flat, blunt, usually leather-covered weapon loaded with heavy material such as lead or ball bearings, intended to inflict a blow to the head that renders the victim unconscious with diminished risk of lasting cranial trauma.
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  5. Any of several species of weed of genus Bidens, such as Bidens pilosa, in the family Compositae.
  6. A blackjack oak.
    • 1931, William Faulkner, Sanctuary, Library of America, 1985, p.20:
      A steep slope rose, crested by stunted blackjacks.
Translations Translations
  • French: pavillon de pirates
  • Spanish: bandera pirata
Translations Verb

blackjack (blackjacks, present participle blackjacking; past blackjacked, past participle blackjacked)

  1. To strike with a blackjack or similar weapon.

Blackjack
Noun

blackjack (plural blackjacks)

  1. (slang) A fan of the South Korean girl group 2NE1.
    • 2014, Julie Carlson, "2NE1 Comeback ↗", Hallyu Magazine, Issue #11, Winter 2014, page 41 (approx.):
      The queens of K-pop, 2NE1, are gearing up for their world tour in March and Blackjacks could not be more excited!
    • 2014, Chester Chin, "[https://web.archive.org/web/20140617172751/http://www.thestar.com.my/Lifestyle/Entertainment/Music/News/2014/05/29/2NE1-in-concert-Sassy-and-fierce/ 2NE1 in concert: Sassy and fierce]", The Star (Malaysia), 29 May 2014:
      It’s this sort of brash ethos that resonates with Blackjacks (as 2NE1’s fans are known).
    • 2014, Lainey, "2NE1 Gives Their All For Malaysia ↗", Campus Plus, Issue 91, July 2014, page 58:
      Most of these 'Blackjacks' have waited five years since 2NE1's debut to finally see the girls (CL, Bom, Dara, Minzy) perform a full show in Malaysia.



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