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juke

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[jook]Football.
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verb (used with object), juked, juk·ing.
  1. to make a move intended to deceive (an opponent).
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noun
  1. a fake or feint, usually intended to deceive a defensive player.
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Origin of juke

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spelling variant of jouk
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Related Words for juking

skirt, avoid, evade, bypass, duck, fudge, deceive, outfox, outmaneuver, baffle, outdo, circumvent, bamboozle, shuffle, sidestep, elude, escape, ditch, hinder, prevent

Word Origin and History for juking

juke

n.

"roadhouse," 1935; see jukebox.

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juke

v.

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

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