[jook] /dʒuk/ Football.
verb (used with object), juked, juking.
to make a move intended to deceive (an opponent).
a fake or feint, usually intended to deceive a defensive player.
“roadhouse,” 1935; see jukebox.
“to duck, dodge, feint,” by 1971, variant of jook (q.v.). Related: Juked; juking.
jive and juke, juking and jiving
[1900s+; fr Gullah fr Wolof and/or Bambara, ”unsavory”]
To swerve and reverse evasively; trick a defender or tackler; jink: Rather than to juke a defensive back, then duck inside/ Zaffuto juked past Peters on the right side
[Sports; fr Scots jouk, of uncertain origin]
- Juking and jiving
modifier : Hart despises ”the jukin’ and jivin’ phoniness of politics” noun phrase Frivolity and evasiveness; triviality and inanity (1970s+ College students) Related Terms jive and juke
[joo-koo] /ˈdʒu ku/ noun, plural juku. 1. (in Japan) a school, attended in addition to one’s regular school, where students prepare for college entrance examinations.
/ˈjʊkˌskeɪ/ noun 1. (South African) a game in which a peg is thrown over a fixed distance at a stake driven into the ground
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