Definition of Jackrabbit in English :

Define Jackrabbit in English

Jackrabbit meaning in English

Meaning of Jackrabbit in English

Pronunciation of Jackrabbit in English

Jackrabbit pronunciation in English

Pronounce Jackrabbit in English


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1. jackrabbit

large hare of western North America


2. jackrabbit

go forward or start with a fast, sudden movement

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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n. or jack rabbit
Any of several large, long-eared, long-legged hares of the genus Lepus.
intr.v. jack·rab·bit·ed, jack·rab·bit·ing, jack·rab·bits
To move or begin to move rapidly or suddenly: "A rear tire blew out and the car jackrabbited out of control" (Sonny Kleinfield).
Moving or beginning to move in a sudden, rapid manner: won the race with a jackrabbit start.

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