Jook



[jook, joo k] /dʒuk, dʒʊk/

noun, Slang.
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[jook] /dʒuk/
noun, verb (used with or without object), Scot.
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[jook] /dʒuk/ Scot.
noun
1.
a sudden, elusive movement.
verb (used with or without object)
2.
to dodge or duck.
/dʒʊk/
verb
1.
(transitive) to poke or puncture (the skin)
noun
2.
a jab or the resulting wound
/dʒʊk/
verb
1.
to duck or dodge
noun
2.
a sudden evasive movement
v.

“dodge, duck,” 1510s, Scottish, of unknown origin. Related: Jooked; jooking.
v.

see jook.

Related Terms

juke

noun

verb

Related Terms

jive and juke, juking and jiving

[1900s+; fr Gullah fr Wolof and/or Bambara, ”unsavory”]

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