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juke

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verb \ˈjük\

Simple Definition of juke

  • sports : to make a false movement in order to deceive (an opponent)

Full Definition of juke

jukedjuk·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fake out of position (as in football)

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to juke someone

Examples of juke

  1. He juked a couple of defenders and scored.

  2. She juked and weaved around the defense.



Origin of juke

probably alteration of English dialect jouk to cheat, deceive


First Known Use: 1967

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