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.
drugs, especially anabolic steroids.
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.
to extract juice from.
to drink alcohol heavily (usually followed by up): to go out juicing on Saturday night.
to take anabolic steroids or other drugs to improve one’s performance in a sport (usually followed by up).
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.
Idioms about juice
- juice·less, adjective
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How to use juice in a sentence
Using nero d’avola grown in Mendocino, she fermented some of the juice as a rosé and blended it back into the rest, vinified as a light red.We deserve ‘nouveau’ wine in 2020 — a vintage meant to be fun and drunk right away | Dave McIntyre | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Logan Circle’s Commissary’s cocktail is the Byrrh, it’s Cold in Here, with bourbon, basil, ginger syrup, lemon juice, and Byrrh Quinquina.
Add the apples, brown sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, vanilla, salt and nutmeg and toss until combined.Decorate this caramel apple pie with festive, buttery pastry cutouts | Erin Jeanne McDowell | November 12, 2020 | Washington Post
Ocean Spray recently grabbed the headlines when a man skateboarded while gulping down cranberry juice, but new products — ranging from a strawberry dress to fish flops — have also gone viral on the platform.Retailers are pushing their employees to become TikTok influencers | jim cooper | November 11, 2020 | Digiday
In a large bowl, combine the rice, lentils, pistachios, orange juice, apricots, cherries, parsley, garlic, saffron water and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil.This vegetarian Thanksgiving is a one-pan feast: Stuffed squash with broccolini and carrots | Joe Yonan | November 10, 2020 | Washington Post
Anonymous sources are used to build a case that A-Rod has been juicing since his teen years.
The reviled Yankees player just got a 211-game suspension for alleged juicing.
As a first offender, A-Rod was poised to take the fall for JWA: Juicing While an Asshole.
But when a boxer is caught juicing his gloves, the pugilistic community turns away in disgust.How the Saints Players Betrayed the Football Brotherhood | Gordon Marino | March 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
While many contemporary athletic icons are infamous for “juicing,” LaLanne was the original fruits and veggies juicer.
Thought she was juicing a lot of information, whereas Van Busch was the one who learned things.The Dop Doctor | Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
British Dictionary definitions for juice
any liquid that occurs naturally in or is secreted by plant or animal tissue: the juice of an orange; digestive juices
fuel for an engine, esp petrol
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
- juiceless, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Other Idioms and Phrases with juice
In addition to the idiom beginning with juice
- juice up
- stew in one's own juice
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