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jack tar

jack tar
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [jak tahr]
    • /dʒæk tɑr/
    • /dʒæk tɑː(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jak tahr]
    • /dʒæk tɑr/

Definitions of jack tar words

  • noun jack tar a sailor. 1
  • noun jack tar a sailor 0

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Origin of jack tar

First appearance:

before 1775
One of the 45% newest English words
First recorded in 1775-85

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Jack tar

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

jack tar popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

jack tar usage trend in Literature

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