jackrabbit definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a number of large, long-eared, long-legged hares for the genus Lepus.
    • any one of a number of large North American hares regarding the genus Lepus
    • large hare of western united states
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To Go or commence to go rapidly or out of the blue: "A rear tire blew down and car jackrabbited out of control” ( Sonny Kleinfield).
  • adjective:
    • Moving or starting to relocate a rapid, fast manner: obtained the race with a jackrabbit begin.
  • verb:
    • to produce a-sudden, rapid action
    • move forward or begin with a quick, abrupt movement

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