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JACKPOT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jackpot mean? 

JACKPOT (noun)
  The noun JACKPOT has 2 senses:

1. the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)
2. any outstanding award

  Familiarity information: JACKPOT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JACKPOT (noun)


Sense 1jackpot [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

jackpot; kitty; pot

Hypernyms ("jackpot" is a kind of...):

bet; stake; stakes; wager (the money risked on a gamble)

Domain category:

poker; poker game (any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand)


Sense 2jackpot [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any outstanding award

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("jackpot" is a kind of...):

award; prize (something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery)


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