juke

verb \ ˈjük \
Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of juke

juked; juking
: to fake out of position (as in football)
: to juke someone

Examples of juke in a Sentence

  1. He juked a couple of defenders and scored.

  2. She juked and weaved around the defense.

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Origin and Etymology of juke

probably alteration of English dialect jouk to cheat, deceive


JUKE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of juke for English Language Learners

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


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