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Synonyms for jackpot


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When poker was played, beans were put in the jackpot instead of money.

They looked to me like a jackpot lot, but I couldn’t be sure at that distance.

Did the preacher gent die, er did Brother Peyton jump the game, taking the jackpot with him?

These editorials were vigorously rebutted by editors and columnists who as yet had not had a chance to try for the jackpot.

A faint heart may never win a fair lady, but five of them have won many a jackpot.

“Let him keep the doggone calf and we’ll have to put up a jackpot for the feller that owns it,” advised Bronco.

It was jackpot; the chips were piled high; and the man in the linen coat was dealing again.

Jimmie Greeley was raking in a jackpot, grinning fiendishly at the dour Jim Hutch when they heard heavy, running feet outside.

“Instead of bein’ a jackpot bunch of triflin’ no-account scalawags,” murmured Jack.

He’d hit the jackpot—a million-year-old nest of the echindul, with sixteen pairs of stones.

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Synonyms of jackpot

Synonyms for jackpot

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

Words Related to jackpot

  • difficulty,
  • node
  • hot water,
  • soup
  • pinch,
  • plight,
  • quandary,
  • scrape,
  • trouble
  • deadlock,
  • halt,
  • logjam,
  • stalemate,
  • standstill
  • clutch,
  • crisis,
  • crossroad,
  • emergency,
  • exigency,
  • juncture,
  • strait

Phrases Synonymous with jackpot

Synonyms for jackpot

  • jack,
  • pool,
  • pot

Words Related to jackpot

  • fund,
  • kitty
  • bet,
  • stake,
  • wager

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Time Traveler for jackpot

The first known use of jackpot was in 1865

From the Editors at Merriam-Webster

8 Gambling Words That Hit It Big

8 Gambling Words That Hit It Big

For when you need to go double or nothing

Compound Words That Used to Make a Lot.

Compound Words That Used to Make a Lot More Sense

How ‘jack’ met ‘pot.’ How ‘wed’ met ‘lock.’

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“Jackpot.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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21 synonyms of jackpot from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus 26 related words, definitions, and antonyms. Find another word for jackpot.