- to make a move intended to deceive (an opponent).
- a fake or feint, usually intended to deceive a defensive player.
Origin of juke1
spelling variant of jouk
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Related Words for jukingskirt, avoid, evade, bypass, duck, fudge, deceive, outfox, outmaneuver, baffle, outdo, circumvent, bamboozle, shuffle, sidestep, elude, escape, ditch, hinder, prevent
"roadhouse," 1935; see jukebox.
"to duck, dodge, feint," by 1971, variant of jook (q.v.). Related: Juked; juking.
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