stee·ple·jack

stee·ple·jack
/ˈstiːpəlˌʤæk/ noun, pl -jacks [count]
old-fashioned : a person who repairs chimneys, towers, etc.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • stee|ple|jack — «STEE puhl JAK», noun, verb. –n. a person who climbs steeples, towers, tall chimneys, or the like to make repairs or do other work. –v.i. to do the work of a steeplejack …   Useful english dictionary

  • ple — ple·iad; ple·i·dae; ple·na·ri·ly; ple·nar·ty; ple·na·ry; ple·ne; ple·ni·lune; ple·nip·o·tence; ple·nip·o·tent; ple·nist; ple·o·chro·ic; ple·och·ro·ism; ple·och·ro·ous; ple·o·cy·to·sis; ple·o·dont; ple·o·mas·tia; ple·o·ma·zia; ple·o·me·tro·sis;… …   English syllables

  • steeplejack — stee|ple|jack [ˈsti:pəlˌdʒæk] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: steeple + jack man, worker (16 20 centuries) (from Jack; JACK1)] someone whose work is repairing towers, tall ↑chimneys etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • steeplejack — stee|ple|jack [ stipl,dʒæk ] noun count someone whose job is to repair tall structures such as towers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • steeplejack — stee•ple•jack [[t]ˈsti pəlˌdʒæk[/t]] n. a person who climbs steeples, towers, etc., to build or repair them • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang


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