Origin of juiced
- electricity or electric power.
- gasoline, fuel oil, etc., used to run an engine.
- money obtained by extortion.
- money loaned at excessive and usually illegal interest rates.
- the interest rate itself.
- influence in the right or convenient place, especially as exerted for selfish or illegal gain.
- gossip or scandal.
verb (used with object), juiced, juic·ing.
verb (used without object), juiced, juic·ing.
- to add more power, energy, or speed to; accelerate.
- to make exciting or spectacular: They juiced up the movie by adding some battle scenes.
- to strengthen; increase the effectiveness of: to juice up the nation's economy.
Origin of juice
Examples from the Web for juiced
Contemporary Examples of juiced
But it turns out even Google can be juiced up with a few simple tricks.13 Hacks to Improve Your Google Search
September 15, 2013
Historical Examples of juiced
It's a juiced nuisance alluding to these matters, but—we got very little more money.
Sometimes he whistles noiselessly to himself, sometimes he speaks aloud, "a juiced good try, anyhow!"
- fuel for an engine, esp petrol
- alcoholic drink
- vigour or vitality
- essence or fundamental nature
Word Origin for juice
1630s, "to suffuse with juice," from juice (n.). Meaning "to enliven" attested by 1964; juiced "drunk" attested by 1946; in reference to steroids, by 2003. Related: Juiced; juicing.
c.1300, "liquid extract obtained by boiling herbs," from Old French jus "juice, sap, liquid" (13c.), from Latin ius "broth, sauce, juice," from PIE root *yeue- "to blend, mix food" (cf. Sanskrit yus- "broth," Greek zyme "a leaven," Old Church Slavonic jucha "broth, soup," Lithuanian juse "fish soup"). Meaning "liquor" is from 1828; that of "electricity" is first recorded 1896.
In addition to the idiom beginning with juice
- juice up
- stew in one's own juice