Definition of Jack Benny

1. Noun. United States comedian known for his timeing and delivery and self-effacing humor (1894-1974).

Exact synonyms: Benjamin Kubelsky, Benny
Generic synonyms: Comedian, Comic

Definition of Jack Benny

1. Noun. (context poker slang) A three and a nine as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em. ¹

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Literary usage of Jack Benny

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1. Read & Understand Celebrating Diversity Grades 4-6 by Delana Heidrich, Kathleen Simpson, Tekla N. White (2000)
""Jack Benny," Grandpa smiled, "had a radio show. You see, we had no television or video games then. After dinner we gathered around the radio and listened ..."

2. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"The American Tobacco Company's Lucky Strike brand sponsored many radio comedies and musical shows, such as The Jack Benny Show, The Kay Kayser Kollege of ..."

3. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive!by Robert White, Phyllis White by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"Also on Roxbury were Jack Benny and Jimmy Stewart. In the hills back of and above the hotel were Marion Davies at 1700 Lexington Road (where William ..."

4. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"Features Jack Benny and June Hutton, with performances of "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" and "You Do Something to Me." SEE ALSO The Definitive Sinatra. ..."

5. Bucks County & the Delaware River Valley Aliveby Shari Mycek by Shari Mycek (2002)
"... explored in his comedy George Washington Slept Here, which ran for 173 performances in New York before being filmed with Jack Benny as the star in 1942. ..."

6. The Jewish Travel Guide by Betsy Sheldon (2001)
"When you can observe ancient coins and pottery from the first century BCE in one exhibit, and watch a comedy skit with Jack Benny and George Burns in ..."

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