[ jook ]
/ dʒuk /
a sudden, elusive movement.
verb (used with or without object)
to dodge or duck.
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Origin of jouk
First recorded in 1510–20; apparently variant of duck2
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British Dictionary definitions for jouk
/ (dʒʊk) Scot /
to duck or dodge
a sudden evasive movement
Word Origin for jouk
C16: of uncertain origin
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