Posted by Masakim on July 29, 2003
In Reply to: Jack move means to steal posted by Bruce Kahl on July 29, 2003
: : : translating a book by W.Gibson I met this phrase; what does it mean?
: : Sentence please?
: A "jack move" is an action undertaken to take possession of something which you do not own as in the word "hijack".
: I heard it used in a couple of tunes played by my teenage offspring.
jack move n. [1980s+] (US Black) a wild, foolish, eccentric move or type of behaviour. [JACK n.18 + MOVE n. ]
From Cassell's Dictionary of Slang by Jonathon Green