Definition of "jack-up" [jack-up]

  • An increase or rise; usually said of prices, fees, or rates. (noun)
  • Characterized by, or utilizing jacks or hydraulic lifts in the design (of a machine). (adjective)

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Use "jack-up" in a sentence
  • "I was likewhat is she talking, I guess her speech writer was out on vacation becase that speech was jack-up and she know it was I hope she do not run in 2012"
  • ""This amount will be spent on 10 new ships and two jack-up rigs," Managing Director A.R. Ramakrishnan said late Wednesday."
  • "Whenever a player would "jack-up" the opposition, Coach Rex Ryan would whoop and yell, "That's a guy who wants to make this team!""