What does juggle mean?

Definitions for juggleˈdʒʌg əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word juggle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. juggle, juggling(noun)

    the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression

  2. juggle, juggling(verb)

    throwing and catching several objects simultaneously

  3. juggle, beguile, hoodwink(verb)

    influence by slyness

  4. juggle(verb)

    manipulate by or as if by moving around components

    "juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"

  5. juggle(verb)

    deal with simultaneously

    "She had to juggle her job and her children"

  6. juggle(verb)

    throw, catch, and keep in the air several things simultaneously

  7. juggle(verb)

    hold with difficulty and balance insecurely

    "the player juggled the ball"


  1. Juggle(v. i.)

    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.

  2. Juggle(v. t.)

    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.

  3. Juggle(v. t.)

    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


  1. juggle(Noun)

    To throw and catch each prop at least twice, as a opposed to a flash.

  2. juggle(Verb)

    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.

  3. juggle(Verb)

    To handle or manage many tasks at once.

    He juggled home, school, and work for two years.

  4. Origin: jangler, jogler, from iocor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Juggle(verb)

    to play tricks by sleight of hand; to cause amusement and sport by tricks of skill; to conjure

  2. Juggle(verb)

    to practice artifice or imposture

  3. Juggle(verb)

    to deceive by trick or artifice

  4. Juggle(noun)

    a trick by sleight of hand

  5. Juggle(noun)

    an imposture; a deception

  6. Juggle(noun)

    a block of timber cut to a length, either in the round or split

  7. Origin: [OE. juglen; cf. OF. jogler, jugler, F. jongler. See Juggler.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Juggle

    jug′l, v.i. to joke or jest: to amuse by sleight-of-hand: to conjure: to practise artifice or imposture.—n. a trick by sleight-of-hand: an imposture.—ns. Jugg′ler, one who performs tricks by sleight-of-hand: a trickish fellow; Jugg′lery, art or tricks of a juggler: legerdemain: trickery.—adv. Jugg′lingly, in a deceptive manner. [O. Fr. jogler—L. joculāri, to jest—jocus, a jest.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of juggle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of juggle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gail Halperin:

    He was always a very inventive and creative person; he always has a lot going on, always able to juggle a million things.

  2. Kim Vaillancourt:

    I’m in one of two places, i either get to stay with Phil and the kids and live a long life. Or I get to go home and be with Jesus. I’m OK. [Phil’s] the one that’s stuck holding everything and trying to juggle all of this craziness.

  3. Daniel Radcliffe:

    We became very good friends, i started learning about Lorenzo Pisoni life … and then I became the most annoying [ person ] … Like, ‘ Oh, you were in The Pickle Family Circus ?! Can you juggle ? ’ It was annoying I ’m sure, but Lorenzo Pisoni was very sweet and humored me. And while the two men shared similar offbeat upbringings in the spotlight, Daniel Radcliffe was more fascinated by their differences and how the spotlight had impacted them over the years.

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