Definition of "jackanape" [jackanape]

  • (adjective) Of or pertaining to a jackanapes.
  • (noun) A jackanapes.

Use "jackanape" in a sentence

  • "Tremble in your lillies, you jackanape slobgullions of slack misfortunes!"
  • "Dougal was glad to see Steenie, and brought him into the great oak parlour, and there sat the laird his leesome lane, excepting that he had beside him a great, ill-favoured jackanape, that was"
  • "And another answered, ‘The jackanape will be here betimes the morn.’"

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