The word “jacklegs” has 2 syllables: jack-legs.

It's pronounced as /ˈdʒækˌlɛɡz/.

What is synonym and antonym for jacklegs?

In the thesaurus, “jacklegs” has 3 synonyms and 10 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for jacklegs along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for jacklegs

  • amateurs
  • beginners
  • kids

Antonyms for jacklegs

  • aces
  • adepts
  • crackajacks
  • craftsmen
  • experts
  • hands
  • masters
  • past masters
  • sharks
  • sharps

Meanings of jacklegs

  • noun
    1. A type of drill operated by means of compressed air.
    2. An amateur; an untrained or incompetent person.
    3. A shyster or con artist; a gambler who cheats; a generally dishonest or reprehensible person.

Example Sentences

  • The construction site employed a team of skilled workers, not jacklegs.
  • Despite the urgent plumbing issue, the homeowner refused to hire jacklegs for the repair.
  • The seasoned carpenter could easily distinguish quality tools from jacklegs.
  • The engineering team prided themselves on their professionalism and avoided hiring jacklegs.
  • The meticulous inspection ensured that only certified electricians, not jacklegs, worked on the project.

On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to jacklegs, such as: aces, adepts, amateurs, beginners, crackajacks, craftsmen, experts.

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