Definition of jacklighter in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʒaklʌɪtə/


North American
  • A person who uses a jacklight to illuminate, attract, dazzle, or mesmerize game (especially deer) or fish when hunting or fishing at night; a hunter or fisherman who engages in jacklighting. Compare "lamper", spotlighter .

    In many jurisdictions this method of hunting or fishing is restricted or prohibited by law.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in Recreation. From jacklight + -er.