Synonyms

1. jack-in-the-pulpit

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

Synonyms

  • genus Arum
  • aroid
  • lords-and-ladies
  • cuckoopint
  • Arum maculatum

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2. jack-in-the-pulpit

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

Synonyms

  • arum
  • wake-robin
  • Indian turnip
  • Arisaema
  • aroid
  • Arisaema atrorubens
  • genus Arisaema

3. jack-in-the-box

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

Synonyms

  • plaything

Antonyms

  • refrain

4. built-in

adjective. ['ˈbɪlˌtɪn'] existing as an essential constituent or characteristic.

Synonyms

  • inbuilt
  • integral
  • constitutional
  • intrinsical
  • intrinsic

Antonyms

  • explicit
  • fractional
  • inessential
  • alienable

5. fill-in

noun. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult).

Synonyms

  • backup man
  • double
  • locum tenens
  • peer
  • match
  • stand-in
  • reliever
  • alternate
  • surrogate
  • substitute
  • stunt woman
  • stunt man
  • compeer
  • equal
  • relief
  • locum
  • replacement

Antonyms

  • single
  • malfunction
  • straighten
  • unequivocal

6. pulpit

noun. ['ˈpʊlpɪt'] a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.

Synonyms

  • rostrum
  • podium
  • platform
  • ambo
  • stump
  • soapbox

Etymology

  • pulpitum (Latin)

7. jack

noun. ['ˈdʒæk'] game equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks.

Synonyms

  • game equipment

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • discharge

Etymology

  • jakke (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. jack

noun. ['ˈdʒæk'] any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas.

Synonyms

  • Alectis ciliaris
  • family Carangidae
  • Seriola grandis
  • thread-fish
  • kingfish
  • carangid
  • amberfish
  • runner
  • Caranx crysos
  • Seriola dorsalis
  • yellow jack
  • Caranx hippos
  • jack crevalle
  • threadfish
  • leatherjacket
  • Seriola zonata
  • blue runner
  • Carangidae
  • crevalle jack
  • rainbow runner
  • yellowtail
  • Elagatis bipinnulata
  • leatherjack
  • rudderfish
  • banded rudderfish
  • amberjack
  • carangid fish

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • settled
  • inability
  • maximum

Etymology

  • jakke (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. in

adverb. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • recede

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. in

noun. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot.

Synonyms

  • foot
  • ft
  • em
  • ligne
  • mil
  • mesh
  • inch
  • linear unit
  • pica em
  • pica

Antonyms

  • outwardness
  • styleless
  • unpopular
  • past

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with jack-in-the-pulpit


1. Noun Phrase
The Missouri Extension suggests Dutchman's breeches, dogtooth violet, jack in the pulpit, trillium and mayapple for spring blooming.

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