Synonyms and Antonyms for jack-in-the-box

1. jack-in-the-box (n.)

plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened

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3. jack-in-the-pulpit (n.)

common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries

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4. jack-in-the-pulpit (n.)

common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum

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5. in (adv.)

to or toward the inside of

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6. box (n.)

private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance

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7. box (n.)

the quantity contained in a box

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8. jack-by-the-hedge (n.)

European herb that smells like garlic

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9. head-in-the-clouds (adj.)

guided by whim and fancy

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10. box (v.)

put into a box

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