jouk

verb
\ ˈjük \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of jouk

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

1 dialectal
a : duck, dodge
b : to evade work
2 dialectal : fawn, cringe
3 dialectal : cheat, deceive

transitive verb

1 dialectal
a : duck, dodge
b : to get out of (work) by evasion
2 dialectal : cheat, deceive

jouk

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of jouk (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scottish

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“Jouk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jouk. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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