Definition of "jackanape" [jackanape]

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

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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.’"