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noun [countable] jack-in-the-box pronunciation in British English
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  1. a toy that consists of a box with a small model of a man on a spring inside it. The man jumps up when the lid of the box opens.

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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