verb \ˈjük\

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


Full Definition of JUKE

transitive verb
:  to fake out of position (as in football)
intransitive verb
:  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

Rhymes with JUKE


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