Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hit the jackpot”

See all translations

hit the jackpot

to be very successful, especially by winning or earning a lot of moneyChance and randomness
Translations of “hit the jackpot”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然得到(或贏得)一大筆錢…
in Russian сорвать куш…
in Turkish büyük ikramiye kazanmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然得到(或赢得)一大笔钱…
in Polish wygrać los na loterii, zgarniać całą pulę…
(Definition of hit the jackpot from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hit the jackpot” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

justice

fairness in the way people are dealt with

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Read More