from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.


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


  • 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.


  • 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.



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