jack–in–the–box

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jack–in–the–box /ˈʤækənðəˌbɑːks/ noun
plural jack–in–the–boxes or jacks–in–the–box
jack–in–the–box
/ˈʤækənðəˌbɑːks/
noun
plural jack–in–the–boxes or jacks–in–the–box
Learner's definition of JACK–IN–THE–BOX
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: a toy that is a small box containing a clown or other figure which jumps up when the box is opened
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