Definition of Jack the Ripper in English:

Jack the Ripper

proper noun

  • An unidentified 19th-century English murderer. In 1888, at least six London prostitutes were brutally killed. Authorities received taunting notes from a person called Jack the Ripper, who claimed to be the murderer, but the cases remain unsolved.

Pronunciation

Jack the Ripper

/dʒækðəˈrɪpə(r)/