Example sentences for: jack-in-the-boxes

How can you use “jack-in-the-boxes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The trick in pulling off this kind of comedy is to wind a lot of jack-in-the-boxes in full view of the audience yet still make it a surprise when they start--at moments of peak pandemonium--springing up.

  • The images have none of the comin'-at-ya pop-surrealism of American cartoons, many of which have characters that spring out of the frame like jack-in-the-boxes.

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