- to make a move intended to deceive (an opponent).
- a fake or feint, usually intended to deceive a defensive player.
Origin of juke1
Origin of juke2
Related Words for jukeskirt, avoid, evade, bypass, duck, fudge, deceive, outfox, outmaneuver, baffle, outdo, circumvent, bamboozle, shuffle, sidestep, elude, escape, ditch, hinder, prevent
Examples from the Web for juke
Contemporary Examples of juke
Late arrivals had to stand along the walls, leaning against the juke box or the poker machines.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis
Richard Ben Cramer
January 11, 2014
So what were they doing before, to juke the stats, as they say on The Wire?The Perils of Law School
September 24, 2012
But juke has become a worldwide underground scene, selling out clubs all over Europe.Why Chicago Is Now America's Hottest City
February 28, 2011
It was as if black culture was a juke joint in the woods that whites had to travel to in order to experience it.
It was no longer a juke joint in the woods, it was Starbucks: ubiquitous and open to everyone.
Historical Examples of juke
Loitering at the juke box, Pembroke overheard the conversation.The Perfectionists
"I 'clare, Juke, I 'clare you is a caution," was all he could say.Solomon Crow's Christmas Pockets and Other Tales
Ruth McEnery Stuart
Juke, in the course of time, was engaged to be married to a maiden named Cleora.Library Notes
A. P. Russell
Hell of a pompous duck; the boys call him 'Juke Montgomery.'Keith of the Border
Any one would of thought it was the Juke of Wellington, to hear him arguing with that driver.Poor Relations
Word Origin and History for juke
"roadhouse," 1935; see jukebox.
"to duck, dodge, feint," by 1971, variant of jook (q.v.). Related: Juked; juking.