- 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
Examples from the Web for 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
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 and History for juicing
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.
Idioms and Phrases with juicing
In addition to the idiom beginning with juice
- juice up
- stew in one's own juice