Definition of "jack-o'-lantern" [jack•-o'-lan•tern]

  • (noun) A lantern made from a hollowed pumpkin with a carved face, usually displayed on Halloween.
  • (noun) See ignis fatuus.

Use "jack-o'-lantern" in a sentence

  • "And speaking of Halloween decorations, we like this Metro-themed jack-o'-lantern courtesy of Greater Greater Washington."
  • "If that's you, feel free to stop carving your jack-o'-lantern for just a moment, because you'll want to hear this."
  • "We left the house with no particular destination in mind, but as Spooky was pulling out of the drive, I spotted our jack-o'-lantern, still on the stoop."

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