Definitions for juggleˈdʒʌg əl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jug•gleˈdʒʌg əl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling
(v.t.)to keep (several objects, as balls) in continuous motion in the air simultaneously by tossing and catching.
to hold, catch, or balance precariously.
to alter or manipulate in order to deceive, as by subterfuge or trickery:
to juggle the accounts.
to manage or alternate the requirements of (two or more activities) so as to handle each adequately:
to juggle the obligations of work and school.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(v.i.)to perform feats of dexterity, as tossing up and keeping in continuous motion a number of balls, plates, knives, etc.
to use artifice or trickery.
(n.)the act or fact of juggling.
Origin of juggle:
1350–1400; < OF jogler to serve as buffoon or jester < LL joculāre to joke, der. of L jocul(us) (joc(us)joke+-ulus -ule )
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to throw and catch several balls or other objects so that some of them are always in the air
She was juggling five balls.
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
Translations for juggle
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to keep throwing in the air and catching a number of objects (eg balls or clubs)
He entertained the audience by juggling with four balls and four plates at once.
- يَقْذِف كُرات في الهَواء ويَلْتَقِطُهاArabic
- fazer malabarismoPortuguese (BR)
- κάνω ταχυδακτυλουργικά κόλπαGreek
- hacer juegos malabaresSpanish
- تردستی کردنFarsi
- jongler (avec)French
- לַעֲשוֹת לַהֲטוּטִיםHebrew
- हाथ की सफाई करनाHindi
- main ketangkasanIndonesian
- djöggla, fríhenda, kasta upp/leika að boltum/kylfumIcelandic
- fare il giocoliereItalian
- (공, 접시 등으로) 곡예를 하다Korean
- تردستی کردنPersian
- دلاس چالاكى كول، شعبده بازى كول: په چل تيرايستل، ټګي كول په چل ول غوليدل، په ټګى تيروتل، دلاس په صفائي تيروتلPashto
- fazer malabarismosPortuguese
- a jongla (cu)Romanian
- hokkabazlık etmekTurkish
- 雜耍Chinese (Trad.)
- کئی چیزیں ایک ساتھ اچھال کر لپکناUrdu
- tung hứngVietnamese
- 玩杂耍Chinese (Simp.)
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