jug·​gler | \ ˈjə-g(ə-)lər How to pronounce juggler (audio) \

Definition of juggler

1a : one skilled in keeping several objects in motion in the air at the same time by alternately tossing and catching them
b : one who performs tricks or acts of magic or deftness
2 : one who manipulates especially in order to achieve a desired end

Examples of juggler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Full day of entertainment including full-armor jousting, musicians, dancing, comedians, jugglers, sword fighting, storytelling and hundreds of costumed performers. Luann Gibbs, Cincinnati.com, "Things to do this week in Cincinnati: Oct. 21-27," 21 Oct. 2019 Sofia Petrov is a fourth-generation circus performer in the show — with her mom and older brother who are jugglers, and her dad who’s the tent master. Kristina Goetz, The Courier-Journal, "The 'little circus with a big dream' brings 'oohs' and 'ahhs' to Louisville," 13 Sep. 2019 Beginners of high school age and older are welcome to learn juggling from first steps, and experienced jugglers are welcome to work on their present skills. BostonGlobe.com, "South Calendar: What’s happening this week," 25 July 2019 There are jugglers, balancing acts, pole climbers, a contortionist. Christopher Arnott, courant.com, "Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Luzia’: A watery wonderland under the big top making its way to Hartford’s Market Street," 6 June 2019 Spread over 80 mostly wooded acres at 235 Main St. (Route 58), King Richard’s will open this weekend and be populated with all sorts of entertainers including acrobats, jugglers, dancers, minstrels, fire-eaters, and jousting knights. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, "Suspend disbelief, bring imagination to the faire," 25 Aug. 2019 Appropriately enough, the Three Clubs show includes not just tricks and blarney, but a range of performers who would not seem out of place in the Catskills in 1911 — ventriloquists, jugglers, comedians and other magicians. Scott Timberg, Los Angeles Times, "Bad Boys of Magic trade the birds and bunnies for booze and banter," 16 Aug. 2019 From 6:30-9 p.m., performers will include The Fab Five; Bruce Manners, juggler and comedy; stilt characters, face painting, British dancers, booths and games. Houston Chronicle, "Katy-area calendar of events," 21 July 2019 An interactive musical performance by In2ative will get under way at 5 p.m. More entertainment for youngsters takes place Sunday (Sept. 8) at 2:45 p.m. with ventriloquist Daniel Jay, and another 2:45 p.m. performance by juggler The Amazing Blake. cleveland.com, "Annual Lyndhurst Home Days, promising ‘something for everybody,’ set for Sept. 6-8," 29 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of juggler

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1b

History and Etymology for juggler

Middle English jogelour minstrel, magician, from Anglo-French jugleur, jogolur, from Latin joculator, from joculari

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