Definitions

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  • adj. Hoisted, lifted off the ground, or propped up using a jack.
  • adj. Describes a 4x4 automobile that has a "lift kit", raising the body and/or frame higher than stock.
  • adj. Significantly increased or expanded.
  • adj. Under the influence of stimulants; high.
  • adj. Stimulated, excited.
  • adj. Wrecked; damaged; ruined; injured.
  • adj. Reprehensible; objectionable.
  • adj. Bankrupt; insolvent; ruined; done for.
  • adj. Absent, having quit, given up, or having abandoned one's post.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of jack up.

Etymologies

From jack ("raise with a jack"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He’d done this routine in this same ten-foot-by-ten-foot drab-colored room too many times to count, but never had he had the misfortune of getting jacked up by a newbie IA, and a female one to boot.

    Good Girl Gone Bad

  • Long legs jacked up against the seat back in front of him, Stan-ton cinched his seat belt down, then opened the envelope of computer printouts Spinks had given him: data on the Jackknife, maps of the area and background checks on the survivors and the two deceased still up on Banyon Ridge just east of Lassen Volcanic National Park.

    Firestorm

  • After the Embraer-Piper agreement, the Brazilian government jacked up the import duty on similar aircraft from 7% to 50%.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • A pair of Uyzes, old Russian jeep versions of the Dormobile, were parked outside, armoured and jacked up on high wheels as if once designed for use as landing craft.

    Wildwood

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