Adjective "blackjack" definition and examples

(Blackjack may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈblakdʒak/

Definitions and examples

noun

A gambling card game in which players try to acquire cards with a face value totalling 21 and no more.
  1. 'These men attended and enjoyed spectator sports, bet on prize fights and wrestling matches, and gambled at poker, blackjack, and dice.'
  2. 'I am reminded of the MIT group that managed to win millions at casinos by counting cards in blackjack.'
  3. 'First, without counting, blackjack is a negative expectation game and solid citizens are bound to lose in the long run.'
  4. 'I had a fine night afterwards though - everyone buying me drinks, then on to the casino for a little blackjack.'
  5. 'If they succeed at this, blackjack will become as unpopular as American roulette.'
  6. 'The site offers slots, roulette and animated card games including poker and blackjack.'
  7. 'Between live poker and blackjack, I spend about 1000 hours per year at the gambling tables.'
  8. 'Of all the above table games, only blackjack requires skill to play correctly and reduce the house edge as low as possible.'
  9. 'Some purists will insist that blackjack and poker are two entirely different games.'
  10. 'Gala is gambling that blackjack and slots will compete with sharking and alcopops on the night-out menu.'
A widely distributed weed related to the bur-marigold, with barbed black seeds.
    A flexible lead-filled truncheon.
    1. 'Johnigan folded in half over the keyboard, giving Al the chance to bang him hard on the back of the head with a lead-weighted blackjack.'
    2. 'Bats, clubs, sticks, blackjacks, Brazilian fighting rods, rocks, and Japanese club sticks are just a few of the more favored tools used in beating people to a pulp.'
    3. 'By the time the miserable news hit the Millers like a blackjack on Sept. 24, the damage had been done and was irreversible.'
    4. 'I didn't even feel the blackjack as it clobbered me on the back of the head.'
    5. 'Sure, he's got a dagger to fight 1-on-1, but he's better off just cracking the back of someone's head with a blackjack.'
    A pirates' black ensign.
      A tar-coated leather container used to hold beer.

        More definitions

        1. a short, leather-covered club, consisting of a heavy head on a flexible handle, used as a weapon.

        2. Cards. twenty-one (def 4). Also called natural. (in twenty-one) an ace together with a ten or a face card as the first two cards dealt. a variety of twenty-one in which any player can become dealer.

        3. black flag (defs 1, 2).

        4. a small oak, Quercus marilandica, of the eastern U.S., having a nearly black bark and a wood of little value except for fuel.

        5. a large drinking cup or j

        More examples(as adjective)

        "tables can be blackjack."

        "managements can be blackjack."

        "hands can be blackjack."

        "devices can be blackjack."