Associations to the word «Jake»


JAKE, adjective. (slang) Adequate; satisfactory; acceptable.
JAKE, noun. (US) A juvenile male turkey.
JAKE, noun. () (New York) (slang) police, a federal government officer.
JAKE, proper noun. A male given name.
JAKE BRAKE, noun. (slang) Especially on trucks, an engine compression brake that closes the valves in an engine in order to slow the vehicle; an engine retarder.

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