[joo-juht-soo, -joo -] /dʒuˈdʒʌt su, -ˈdʒʊ-/
[joo-jit-soo] /dʒuˈdʒɪt su/
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.
the use of an opponent’s strengths or one’s own weaknesses to accomplish one’s goals: That was a kind of intellectual jujitsu, the way she handily won the debate.
The town of Vacaville, in a prime example of touristic jujitsu, turned its isolation into an attraction in itself.
verb (used with object)
to turn (a situation) to one’s advantage by exploiting one’s own weaknesses or another’s strengths, as in a social or political relationship:
He deftly jujitsued the conversation to make my knowledge of the subject seem pretentious.
the traditional Japanese system of unarmed self-defence perfected by the samurai See also judo
also ju-jitsu, 1875, from Japanese jujutsu, from ju “softness, gentleness” (from Chinese jou “soft, gentle”) + jutsu “art, science,” from Chinese shu, shut.
[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, […]
[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. n. “roadhouse,” 1935; see jukebox. v. “to duck, dodge, feint,” by 1971, variant of jook (q.v.). Related: Juked; juking. noun verb Related Terms […]