[joo-joob] /ˈdʒu dʒub/
a small candy or lozenge of gum arabic, gelatin, or the like and fruit flavoring.
any of several Old World spiny rhamnaceous trees of the genus Ziziphus, esp Z. jujuba, that have small yellowish flowers and dark red edible fruits See also Christ’s-thorn
the fruit of any of these trees
a chewy sweet made of flavoured gelatine and sometimes medicated to soothe sore throats
late 14c., “date-like fruit from a tree found in Asia,” from Medieval Latin jujuba (plural), from Late Latin zizyphum, from zizyphus, an Asiatic tree with datelike fruit, from Greek zizyphon, from Persian zayzafun. The meaning “soft candy with date-like flavor” first recorded 1835.
[joo-juht-soo, -joo -] /dʒuˈdʒʌt su, -ˈdʒʊ-/ noun 1. . [joo-jit-soo] /dʒuˈdʒɪt su/ noun 1. a method developed in Japan of defending oneself without the use of weapons by using the strength and weight of an adversary to disable him. 2. the use of an opponent’s strengths or one’s own weaknesses to accomplish one’s goals: That […]
[hoo-hwee] /huˈʰwi/ noun 1. a city in NW Argentina.
[jook] /dʒuk/ Football. verb (used with object), juked, juking. 1. to make a move intended to deceive (an opponent). noun 2. a fake or feint, usually intended to deceive a defensive player. [jook] /dʒuk/ noun 1. . n. “roadhouse,” 1935; see jukebox. v. “to duck, dodge, feint,” by 1971, variant of jook (q.v.). Related: Juked; […]
[jook-boks] /ˈdʒukˌbɒks/ noun 1. a coin-operated phonograph, typically in a gaudy, illuminated cabinet, having a variety of records that can be selected by push button. /ˈdʒuːkˌbɒks/ noun 1. a coin-operated machine, usually found in pubs, clubs, etc, that contains records, CDs, or videos, which are played when selected by a customer n. 1937, jook organ, […]