IPA: dʒˈækpɑt


  • A money prize pool which accumulates until the conditions are met for it to be won.
  • A large cash prize or money.
  • An unexpected windfall or reward.
  • (forestry) A concentration of surface wood or fuel.
  • (pinball) A large accumulated point bonus, originally awarded after a long set of actions but now often easily available in multiball modes.
  • (playground games) A ball game in which a thrower calls out a point value and whether the ball must be caught "alive" (in the air) or "dead" (having touched the ground), and a group of catchers compete to catch the ball.
  • (Western US) A difficult situation.
  • A jumble of felled timber.
  • A census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States.


  • (of a slot machine, intransitive) To issue a jackpot.

Examples of "jackpot" in Sentences

  • Timing of player's jackpot choice.
  • There was no jackpot winner on that draw.
  • A jackpot game was implemented additionally.
  • That will be the total jackpot prize for the day.
  • The amount allocated to the jackpot was increased.
  • The contestant was awarded the car and the jackpot.
  • Certainly that is the experience with large jackpot lotteries.
  • You can collect your Jackpot Euros in the game by collecting flotsam.
  • One can collect their Jackpot Euros in the game by collecting flotsam.
  • Once a player wins the jackpot, the jackpot resets to a preset minimum level.
  • ANDY SCOTT guided the Bees towards the title jackpot and roared: Let's go to Vegas
  • [De Grey's] "M Prize" competition for longevity research topped $1M in jackpot last week.
  • ANDY SCOTT guided the Bees towards the League Two title jackpot - and then roared: Let's all go to Vegas.
  • Tonight's jackpot is short of breaking the European record set by a single ticket on the Italian SuperEnalotto game which banked £128.3 million on August 22 last year.
  • People play the machines because they expect a large short-term jackpot, while the machines are in fact programmed to pay off, say, $0.80 on the dollar in the long term.
  • Add this to a handful of other divestments in power, energy and minerals companies, and a jackpot from the sale of telecom airwaves, and the government has netted itself a cool $29 billion this year.
  • The story was full of tales claiming to illustrate Americans 'overarching sense of legal entitlement and desire to "win a jackpot from a system that allows sympathetic juries to award plaintiffs not just real damages … but millions more for the impossible-to-measure' pain and suffering 'and highly arbitrary' punitive damages. '"

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