[ joost or joost-uhp ]
/ dʒust or ˈdʒustˈʌp /
intoxicated from alcohol; drunk: When arrested he was definitely juiced.
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Definition for juiced up (2 of 2)
[ joos ]
/ dʒus /
the natural fluid, fluid content, or liquid part that can be extracted from a plant or one of its parts, especially of a fruit: orange juice.
the liquid part or contents of plant or animal substance.
the natural fluids of an animal body: gastric juices.
essence, strength, or vitality: He's still full of the juice of life.
any extracted liquid.
- electricity or electric power.
- gasoline, fuel oil, etc., used to run an engine.
Slang. alcoholic liquor.
- 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.
to extract juice from.
verb (used without object), juiced, juic·ing.
Slang. to drink alcohol heavily: to go out juicing on Saturday night.
- 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
1250–1300; Middle English ju(i)s < Old French jus < Latin jūs broth, soup, sauce, juice
OTHER WORDS FROM juicejuice·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for juiced up
/ (dʒuːs) /
any liquid that occurs naturally in or is secreted by plant or animal tissuethe juice of an orange; digestive juices
- fuel for an engine, esp petrol
- alcoholic drink
- vigour or vitality
- essence or fundamental nature
stew in one's own juice See stew 1 (def. 10)
to extract juice from (fruits or vegetables) in order to drink
Derived forms of juicejuiceless, adjective
Word Origin for juice
C13: from Old French jus, from Latin
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Medical definitions for juiced up
[ jōōs ]
A fluid naturally contained in plant or animal tissue.
A bodily secretion, especially that secreted by the glands of the stomach and intestines.
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Idioms and Phrases with juiced up
In addition to the idiom beginning with juice
- juice up
- stew in one's own juice
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