Definitions for jack-o-lantern

jack-o-lantern jack-o'-lan·tern

Spelling: [jak-uh-lan-tern]
IPA: /ˈdʒæk əˌlæn tərn/

Jack-O-Lantern is a 14 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 17 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 20 points.

You can make 931 anagrams from letters in jack-o-lantern (--aacejklnnort).

Definitions for jack-o-lantern


  1. a hollowed pumpkin with openings cut to represent human eyes, nose, and mouth and in which a candle or other light may be placed, traditionally made for display at Halloween.
  2. a commercially made lantern resembling this.
  3. any phenomenon of light, as a corona discharge or an ignis fatuus.
  4. a poisonous luminescent orange fungus, Omphalotus olearius, often found in clusters at the base of hardwood tree stumps.

Origin of jack-o-lantern

First recorded in 1655-65

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