juicer

noun

juic·​er ˈjü-sər How to pronounce juicer (audio)
plural juicers
1
: an appliance for extracting juice from fruit or vegetables
2
slang
a
: a heavy or habitual drinker
He was a crossword-puzzle nut and a prodigious juicer, addicted to I.W. Harper bourbon.Don Asher
b
: an athlete who uses steroids
Contrary to popular hysteria, not everybody who played in baseball's Steroid Era used steroids, and the Hall of Fame is not going to lack for inductees if the juicers are kept out.Tom Verducci

Examples of juicer in a Sentence

a perpetually hung-over juicer living a dead-end life
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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of juicer was in 1938

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“Juicer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juicer. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

juicer

noun
juic·​er ˈjü-sər How to pronounce juicer (audio)
: an appliance for squeezing juice from fruits or vegetables

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