[juhg-ler] /ˈdʒʌg lər/
a person who performs feats, as with balls or knives.
a person who deceives by trickery; trickster.
a person who juggles, esp a professional entertainer
a person who fraudulently manipulates facts or figures
c.1100, iugulere “jester, buffoon,” also “wizard, sorcerer,” from Old English geogelere “magician, conjurer,” also from Anglo-French jogelour, Old French jogleor (accusative), from Latin ioculatorem (nominative ioculator) “joker,” from ioculari “to joke, to jest” (see jocular). Connecting notion between “magician” and “juggler” is dexterity.
pusher (1960s+ Narcotics)
[juhg-luh-ree] /ˈdʒʌg lə ri/ noun, plural juggleries. 1. the art or practice of a , especially sleight of hand. 2. the performance of feats. 3. any trickery or deception.
- Juggling eggs
Keeping a lot of state in your head while modifying a program. “Don’t bother me now, I’m juggling eggs”, means that an interrupt is likely to result in the program’s being scrambled. In the classic first-contact SF novel “The Mote in God’s Eye”, by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, an alien describes a very difficult […]
noun A tightly curved portion of road shaped like the handle of a jug, used for making turns from and into a busy highway (1961+)
[juhg-hed] /ˈdʒʌgˌhɛd/ noun, Slang. 1. a stupid or foolish person. noun A stupid person; fool; klutz (1926+) noun An Internet search tool for files in the public domain (1990s+ Computers) Jughead is a tool for Gopher administrators to get menu information from various gopher servers, and is an acronym for: Jonzy’s Universal Gopher Hierarchy Excavation […]