Definition of jackpot

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Synonyms for jackpot


  • bind,
  • box,
  • catch-22,
  • corner,
  • dilemma,
  • fix,
  • hole,
  • impasse,
  • jam,
  • mire,
  • pickle,
  • predicament,
  • quagmire,
  • rabbit hole,
  • rattrap,
  • spot,
  • sticky wicket,
  • swamp

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Examples of jackpot in a Sentence

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First Known Use of jackpot

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1b(1)

Jackpot definition is – the top prize in a game or contest (such as a lottery) that is typically a large fund of money formed by the accumulation of unwon prizes. How to use jackpot in a sentence.