the natural fluid, fluid content, or liquid part that can be extracted from a plant or one of its parts, especially of a fruit:
the liquid part or contents of plant or animal substance.
the natural fluids of an animal body:
essence, strength, or vitality:
He’s still full of the juice of life.
any extracted liquid.
Slang. alcoholic liquor.
verb (used with object), juiced, juicing.
to extract juice from.
verb (used without object), juiced, juicing.
Slang. to drink alcohol heavily:
to go out juicing on Saturday night.
stew in one’s own juice. 1 (def 10).
any liquid that occurs naturally in or is secreted by plant or animal tissue: the juice of an orange, digestive juices
stew in one’s own juice, See stew1 (sense 10)
to extract juice from (fruits or vegetables) in order to drink
c.1300, “liquid extract obtained by boiling herbs,” from Old French jus “juice, sap, liquid” (13c.), from Latin ius “broth, sauce, juice,” from PIE root *yeue- “to blend, mix food” (cf. Sanskrit yus- “broth,” Greek zyme “a leaven,” Old Church Slavonic jucha “broth, soup,” Lithuanian juse “fish soup”). Meaning “liquor” is from 1828; that of “electricity” is first recorded 1896.
1630s, “to suffuse with juice,” from juice (n.). Meaning “to enliven” attested by 1964; juiced “drunk” attested by 1946; in reference to steroids, by 2003. Related: Juiced; juicing.
: a juice dealer/ juice man
To hit the ball hard and far; slug2: The club starts struggling a bit, so he starts trying to juice the ball (1960s+ Baseball)
bug juice, happy-juice, joy-juice, jungle-juice, limey, moo-juice, torpedo juice
In addition to the idiom beginning with juice
- Juice bar
noun a nude or topless entertainment club, in which the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited
- Juice box
noun a small carton with attached straw, containing a single portion of a beverage; also called drink box
[joost] /dʒust/ adjective, Slang. 1. intoxicated from alcohol; drunk: When arrested he was definitely juiced. [joos] /dʒus/ noun 1. the natural fluid, fluid content, or liquid part that can be extracted from a plant or one of its parts, especially of a fruit: orange juice. 2. the liquid part or contents of plant or animal […]
- Juice dealer
noun phrase A racketeer who loans money at very high interest; usurer; loan shark, shylock (1960s+ Underworld)