Definitions for juggleˈdʒʌg əl
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the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression
throwing and catching several objects simultaneously
juggle, beguile, hoodwink(verb)
influence by slyness
manipulate by or as if by moving around components
"juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"
deal with simultaneously
"She had to juggle her job and her children"
throw, catch, and keep in the air several things simultaneously
hold with difficulty and balance insecurely
"the player juggled the ball"
To play tricks by sleight of hand; to cause amusement and sport by tricks of skill; to conjure; especially, to maintian several objects in the air at one time by tossing them up with one hand, catching them with the other hand, and passing them from the catching to the tossing hand.
To maintain (several objects) in continuous motion in the air at one time by tossing them up with one hand, catching them with the other hand, and passing them from the catching to the tossing hand; variations on this basic motion are also used. Also used figuratively: see senses 3 and 4.
To arrange the performance two tasks or responsibilities at alternate times, so as to be able to do both; as, to juggle the responsibilities of a job and a mother
To throw and catch each prop at least twice, as a opposed to a flash.
To manipulate objects, such as balls, clubs, beanbags, rings, etc. in an artful or artistic manner. Juggling may also include assorted other circus skills such as the diabolo, devil sticks, hat, and cigar box manipulation as well.
She can juggle flaming torches.
To handle or manage many tasks at once.
He juggled home, school, and work for two years.
Origin: jangler, jogler, from iocor
to play tricks by sleight of hand; to cause amusement and sport by tricks of skill; to conjure
to practice artifice or imposture
to deceive by trick or artifice
a trick by sleight of hand
an imposture; a deception
a block of timber cut to a length, either in the round or split
Origin: [OE. juglen; cf. OF. jogler, jugler, F. jongler. See Juggler.]
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He was always a very inventive and creative person; he always has a lot going on, always able to juggle a million things.
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