- 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.
- to extract juice from.
- Slang. to drink alcohol heavily: to go out juicing on Saturday night.
- juice 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.
- stew in one's own juice. stew1(def 10).
Origin of juice
Related Words for juicingurge, abet, rouse, arouse, inspire, motivate, exhort, agitate, inflame, encourage, trigger, prompt, provoke, spur, instigate, foment, vitalize, spark, quicken, underwrite
Examples from the Web for juicing
Contemporary Examples of juicing
Anonymous sources are used to build a case that A-Rod has been juicing since his teen years.In Defense of A-Roid
September 5, 2014
While many contemporary athletic icons are infamous for “juicing,” LaLanne was the original fruits and veggies juicer.Fitness Guru Jack LaLanne's 7 Best Moments
The Daily Beast Video
January 25, 2011
As a first offender, A-Rod was poised to take the fall for JWA: Juicing While an Asshole.A-Rod the Scapegoat
Allen St. John
August 5, 2013
Historical Examples of juicing
Thought she was juicing a lot of information, whereas Van Busch was the one who learned things.The Dop Doctor
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
- 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
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.
- A fluid naturally contained in plant or animal tissue.
- A bodily secretion, especially that secreted by the glands of the stomach and intestines.
In addition to the idiom beginning with juice
- juice up
- stew in one's own juice