juke

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[jook]Football.

verb (used with object), juked, juk·ing.

to make a move intended to deceive (an opponent).

noun

a fake or feint, usually intended to deceive a defensive player.

Origin of juke

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spelling variant of jouk

juke

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[jook]

noun

Origin of juke

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by shortening
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Word Origin and History for juke
n.

"roadhouse," 1935; see jukebox.

v.

"to duck, dodge, feint," by 1971, variant of jook (q.v.). Related: Juked; juking.

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