Dictionary: JP – JUI


• JUB
n. 1. 1688 obs. – a thrust or knock with something blunt
n. 2. a1825 Eng. dial. – the slow heavy trot of a sluggish horse
 
• JUBARB
n. c1450 obs. – the houseleek
 
• JUBBERTY
n. B1900 Eng. dial. – a difficulty; a vexatious occurrence; a misfortune  
 
• JUBBLIES
n. 1991 colloq., chiefly Aust. – the breasts
 
• JUBBLY
adj. 1973 colloq., chiefly Aust. – of the stomach, bottom, etc.: plump, fleshy; hence, of a woman: having large breasts
 
• JUBE
n. 1659 obs. rare – a mane, as of a lion
 
• JUBEROUS
adj. 1. 1871 Amer. dial. – dubious, doubtful
adj. 2. 1871 Amer. dial. – timid, timorous
 
• JUBERSOME
adj. Bk1913-17 Amer. dial. – dubious, doubtful
 
• JUBIL
vb. 1. c1450 obs. rare – to jubilate
vb. 2. 1602 obs. rare – to halloo, to shout, as to dogs or the like
 
• JUBILANCY
n. 1894 – a being jubilant
 
• JUBILAR
adj. 1613 obs. rare – of the nature of a jubilee
 
• JUBILARIAN
n. 1782 – a person who celebrates his or her jubilee; spec. a priest, monk, or nun who has been such for fifty years
 
• JUIBILARY
adj. 1537 obs. rare – pert. to a jubilee
 
• JUBILATE
n. 1706 obs. rare – a person who celebrates his or her jubilee; spec. a priest, monk, or nun who has been such for fifty years
vb. 1. 1604 obs. – to make glad, to rejoice
vb. 2. a1641 – to utter sounds of joy or exultation; to rejoice, to exult; to make demonstrations of joy
 
• JUBILATORY
adj. 1872 – expressive of jubilation
 
• JUBILEAN
adj. 1624 – belonging to a jubilee
 
• JUBILEE
n. 1. 1526 – exultant joy, general or public rejoicing, jubilation
n. 2. a1530 – joyful shouting; sound of jubilation
n. 3. c1584 – a time of restitution, remission, or release
n. 4. a1640 obs. rare – a fiftieth year
n. 5. 1643 obs. – a period of fifty years, half a century
 
• JUBILIST
n. 1. 1471 obs. rare – a person who jubilates, one who sings in praise or exultation
n. 2. 1889 rare – a person who celebrates a jubilee
 
• JUBILIZE
vb. 1. 1650 – to jubilate, to rejoice, to exult
vb. 2. 1814 – to celebrate a jubilee
 
• JUBILOSE
adj. c1450 obs. rare – jubilant, rejoicing
 
• JUBJUB
n. 1871 – an imaginary bird of a ferocious, desperate, and occasionally charitable nature, noted for its excellence when cooked
 
• JUCK
n. 1575 obs. – a joint of a bird’s wing
 
• JUCUNDITIES
n. 1646 obs. – an enjoyable or amusing circumstance
 
• JUCUND
adj. 1596 obs. rare – jocund, mirthful, cheerful, merry, blithe, gay, sprightly, light-hearted; pleasant, delightful
 
• JUCUNDITY
n. 1. 1536 obs. – pleasure, delight, happiness
n. 2. 1575 – enjoyment, merriment, glee
n. 3. 1620 obs. – a being pleasant to the senses or feelings; pleasantness, enjoyableness
 
• JUDAEOPHOBE • JUDEOPHOBE
n. 1881 – a person who has an intense dislike or fear of Jews or Jewish culture
 
• JUDAEOPHOBIA • JUDEOPHOBIA
n. 1881 – intense dislike of fear of Jews or Jewish culture
 
• JUDAIC
adj. 1569 – relating to Jewish people or culture; Jewish
 
• JUDAICA
n. 1868 – items or matters relating to or associated with Jewish culture, esp. those forming part of a collection or treated as subjects of study
 
• JUDAICAL
adj. 1532 rare – relating to Jewish people or culture; Jewish
 
• JUDAICALLY
adv. 1582 – in a Jewish manner; as regards Jews
 
• JUDAIST
n. 1. 1826 – a person who follows or favours Jewish practice or ritual, or who resembles such a person
n. 2. 1868 – a student of or an expert in Jewish culture
 
• JUDAISTIC
adj. 1829 – relating to Judaism or Judaists
 
• JUDAIZATION
n. 1829 – the adopting of Jewish customs, etc.
 
• JUDAIZE
vb. 1581 – to adopt or follow Jewish customs, religious practices, or beliefs; to behave in a manner considered typical of Jews
 
• JUDAIZER
n. 1584 – a person who observes, adopts, or favours the adoption of Jewish religious practices
 
• JUDAS
n. a1000 – a person who betrays his or her comrades or associates, frequently under the guise of friendship; a traitor, a betrayer
 
• JUDAS COLOUR
n. a1616 rare – red, as the colour of a person’s hair or beard
 
• JUDAS-COLOURED
adj. 1673 – of a red or yellowish-red colour; having hair or a beard of this colour
 
• JUDAS GOAT
n. 1930 – a  person used as a decoy to lure people into being caught, arrested, etc.
 
• JUDASIAN
adj. 1855 rare – characteristic of Judas Iscariot
 
• JUDASITE
n. 1. 1582 rare – a person who emulates or supports the actions of Judas Iscariot, esp. in betraying a person or cause
n. 2. 1602 obs., derogatory – a Jesuit
 
• JUDAS JEW
n. 1633 rare, offensive – a person whose treachery resembles that of Judas; later, a Jewish person likened to Judas in having committed an act of betrayal, disloyalty, etc.
 
• JUDAS KISS
n. c1450 – a kiss or other apparent gesture of friendship which is in fact an act of betrayal
 
• JUDAS-LIKE
adj. 1577 – traitorous, treacherous; resembling Judas Iscariot
adv. 1569 – traitorously, treacherously
 
• JUDASLY
adj. a1626 arch. & rare – traitorous
adv. 1508 rare – in the manner of Judas Iscariot; traitorously; with terrible treachery or betrayal
 
• JUDAS PRIEST
n. 1648 obs. rare – a treacherous priest
 
• JUDAS SHEEP
n. 1907 – a  person used as a decoy to lure people into being caught, arrested, etc.
 
• JUDDER
n. 1926 – a shaking or vibrating rapidly, forcefully and often noisily; esp. said of something mechanical or motor-driven
vb. 1. 1931 – to shake or vibrate rapidly, forcefully, and often noisily; to shudder; esp. said of something mechanical or motor-driven
vb. 2. 1973 – of the voice in singing: to oscillate between greater and less intensity
 
• JUDDERY
adj. 1956 – prone to juddering, or shaking or vibrating rapidly, forcefully and often noisily; esp. said of something mechanical or motor-driven
 
• JUDEISH
adj. a1000 obs. – Jewish
n. a1000 obs. – a Jew
 
• JUDENHETZE
n. 1872 – systematic persecution of Jews; also, active hostility towards or hatred of Jews
 
• JUDENREIN
adj. 1906 offensive – of a place, society, or organization: without Jewish members
 
• JUDEW
n. a1160 obs. – a Jew
 
• JUDGE
n. 1523 rare – in chess: a rook
 
• JUDGE AND JURY
n. 1576 – a person who has or claims authority to decide upon a matter without reference to others
 
• JUDGE CARL
n. 1818 obs. rare – a judge
 
• JUDGE-LED
adj. 1857 – led or presided over by a judge
 
• JUDGE LYNCH
n. 1835 orig. & chiefly US – a hypothetical judge who tries and sentences alleged offenders under lynch law
 
• JUDGE MAN
n. c1410 rare – a judge
 
• JUDGEMENTALISM • JUDGMENTALISM
n. 1950 – a being judgemental; overly critical or moralistic behaviour
 
• JUDGEMENT-LIKE
adj. 1645 Sc., rare – so terrible as to be regarded as a sign of God’s displeasure
 
• JUDGEMENT-MONGER
n. 1750 – a doomsayer
 
• JUDGEMENT WEATHER
n. 1796 rare – bad or unpleasant weather regarded as a sign of God’s displeasure
 
• JUDGESS
n. 1535 rare – a female judge; a woman who judges
 
• JUDGING DAY
n. 1547 obs. – a  critical day during the course of an illness
 
• JUDGMATIC
adj. 1787 colloq., rare – befitting or reminiscent of a judge, esp. in manner
 
• JUDGMATICAL
adj. 1709 colloq., rare – befitting or reminiscent of a judge, esp. in manner
 
• JUDGMATICALLY
adv. 1709 colloq., rare – in the manner of a judge; judiciously
 
• JUDICABLE
adj. 1616 – capable of being judged; subject to  judgement
 
• JUDICANT
n. 1570 rare – a person who makes a judgement; a judge
 
• JUDICATE
vb. 1577 – to judge
 
• JUDICATION
n. 1651 – judgement, adjudication
 
• JUDICATIVE
adj. 1. c1485 orig. Sc. – relating to judgement; having the function of making a judgement
adj. 2. 1527 orig. Sc. – relating to the administration of justice
 
• JUDICATOR
n. 1613 – a judge
 
• JUDICATORIAL
adj. a1656 – relating to a judge; judicial
 
• JUDICATORY
adj. 1603 obs. – that enables a judgement to be made; that gives a decisive indication
n. 1684 obs. rare – a critical day or time during an illness
 
• JUDICATURE
n. a1631 obs. – mental judgement; the formation of authoritative expression of opinion; assessment, appraisal
 
• JUDICIAL
n. 1. 1447 obs. – a judgement, decision, or determination
n. 2. a1500 obs. – legal judgement; a decision made, or sentence passed in law
n. 3. a1641 obs. rare – an instrument of legal punishment
 
• JUDICIAL BLINDNESS
n. 1647 – inability to recognize religious truth, regarded as a punishment inflicted by God
 
• JUDICIALIZE
vb. 1851 obs. – to arrive at a judgement or decision about
 
• JUDICIAL KILLING
n. 1843 – death inflicted by process of law; capital punishment
 
• JUDICIAL MURDER
n. 1688 – death inflicted by process of law; capital punishment
 
• JUDICIARILY
adv. 1611 rare – by way of a legal judgement; in the office or capacity of judge
 
• JUDICIOUS
adj. 1608 obs. – relating to the administration of justice
 
• JUDI (DENCH)
n. 1998 UK rhyming sl. – a stench  
 
• JUDOGI
n. 1944 – the uniform worn in judo, traditionally white, and comprising of a heavy jacket, lightweight trousers, and a belt
 
• JUDOIST
n. 1905 – a practitioner of or expert in judo
 
• JUDOKA
n. 1913 – a practitioner of or expert in judo
 
• JUDY
n. 1. 1781 colloq. – a fool, a simpleton
n. 1819 Brit. sl. – a woman; a wife; a girlfriend
 
• JUDYCOW
n. 1796 Eng. dial. – a ladybird
 
• JUDY FITZSIMMONS
n. 1818 colloq. – a fool, a simpleton
 
• JUELET
n. 1340 obs. rare – a plaything, a toy
 
• JUFFLE
vb. 1535 Sc. obs. – to fumble ineptly; to bungle
 
• JUG
n. 1. 1569 rare – a homely woman, a maid-servant, a sweetheart, or a mistress; also, a term of disparagement
n. 2. 1816 US sl. – a jail or prison
n. 3. 1834 rare – the sleeping places of partridges, where they ‘jug’ or nestle together
n. 4. 1848 US sl. – a bank
n. 5. Bk1891 sl. – prison
n. 6. 1914 sl. – a simpleton; one easily imposed upon
n. 7. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – a chamber pot  
n. 8. 1942 US sl. – a carburettor
n. 9. 1949 – a Yugoslavian
n. 10. 1960 Aust. sl. – a glass of beer
n. 11. 1963 US sl. – a cylinder in an aeroplane engine
n. 12. 1971 US sl. – a glass ampoule holding liquid drugs
n. 13. 1980 US sl. – a small container of amphetamine or methamphetamine in liquid form  
n. 14. 1990 Aust. sl. – a large table jug for beer
vb. 1. 1653 – to collect or gather close together
vb. 2. 1681 obs. – to use a jug; to drink
vb. 3. 1841 US sl. – to arrest or imprison
vb. 4. 1965 US sl. – to have sex with
vb. 5. 1970 US sl. – to stab
vb. 6. 1996 UK sl. – to attack someone with a jug of boiling water, esp. sugared water
 
• JUGAAD
n. 1995 orig. & chiefly Sth. Asian – a makeshift automobile constructed from inexpensive materials
 
• JUGAL
adj. 1617 obs. – relating to the matrimonial yoke or bond; conjugal
 
• JUG AND BOTTLE
n. 1894 – the bar of a public house at which alcoholic liquors are sold for consumption off the premises
 
• JUG AND PAIL
n. 1992 UK rhyming sl. – a prison or jail  
 
• JUGATE
vb. 1623 rare – to yoke or couple together
 
• JUG-BITTEN
adj. 1630 sl. – intoxicated
 
• JUGE
n. 1882 – a judge
vb. 1. 1967 US sl. – to have sex  
vb. 2. 2000 US sl. – to stab  
 
• JUG EARS
n. 1948 colloq. – large, protruding ears; a person with large ears
 
• JUG-EARED
adj. 1944 colloq. – having large, protruding ears, likened to jug handles
 
• JUGGED
adj. 1. 1923 US sl. – drunk  
adj. 2. 1996 UK sl. – imprisoned
 
• JUGGERNAUT
n. 1. 1841 – a large heavy vehicle; a heavy lorry or truck
n. 2. 1854 – an institution, practice, or notion to which persons blindly devote
themselves, or are ruthlessly sacrificed
vb. 1830 – to crush to death as a victim
 
• JUGGING
n. 2000 UK sl. – in prison: an attack with a jug of boiling sugared water  
 
• JUGGINS
n. 1682 – a dolt; a fool; a soft-head; gullible person; a dupe
 
• JUGGLE
n. 1664 – a trick or act of skill performed by legerdemain; a conjurer’s trick, esp. one claiming to be done by magic or occult influence; hence, an act of deception, an imposture, cheat, fraud
vb. 1. 1377 obs. – to amuse or entertain people with jesting, buffoonery, tricks, etc.
vb. 2. 1528 – to play tricks so as to cheat or deceive; to practice artifice or deceit with
vb. 3. 1531 – to deceive, to trick, to cheat, to beguile
vb. 4. 1873 – in baseball, of a fielder: to mishandle a ball without dropping it, thereby failing to prevent a runner reaching a base
vb. 5. 1897 – to manipulate something, esp. with ingenuity or skill
vb. 6. 1963 US sl. – to sell drugs
vb. 7. 1994 UK sl. – to engage in criminal business activities
 
• JUGGLEMENT
n. a1708 rare – a piece of juggling; a juggler’s trick
 
• JUGGLER
n. 1. a1100 – one who works marvels by the aid of magic or witchcraft, a magician, a wizard, a sorcerer; one who plays tricks by sleigh of hand; a performer of legerdemain; a conjurer
n. 2. c1175 obs. – one who entertains or amuses people by stories, songs, buffoonery, tricks, etc.; a jester, a buffoon
n. 3. c1340 – one who deceives by trickery; a trickster; one who plays fast and loose
n. 4. 1946 US sl. – a member of a train crew or loads and unloads freight at stops on a run
n. 5. 1969 US sl. – a retail-level drug dealer
 
• JUGGLERESS
n. c1430 – a female juggler
 
• JUGGLERY
n. 1. a1400 – pretended magic or witchcraft; conjuring, legerdemain
n. 2. 1699 – the playing of tricks likened to those of a juggler; trickery, deception
 
• JUGGLING
adj. 1531 – playing tricks, cheating, deceptive
n. c1380 – the practice of trickery or deception
 
• JUGGLINGLY
adv. 1647 – in a deceptive manner; beguilingly
 
• JUG-HANDLE
adj. Bk1913-17 Amer. dial. – one-sided
 
• JUGHANDLES
n. 1969 UK sl. – prominent ears
 
• JUGHEAD
n. 1. 1926 sl., chiefly US – a foolish or stupid person; also, a term of abuse
n. 2. 1936 sl., chiefly US – a mule; also, a stubborn horse
n. 3. 1965 Amer. dial. – a Black person 
 
• JUGHEADED
adj. 1939 Amer. sl. – blockheaded; doltish, stupid  
 
• JUG HEAVY
n. 1949 US sl. – a criminal who specializes in robbing bank vaults and safes
 
• JUGIAL
adj. 1654 obs. rare – continual, perpetual
 
• JUGIALLY
adv. 1654 obs. – continually, perpetually
 
• JUG IT! 
int. 1951 US sl. – save your prattle for someone who cares!
 
• JUGLAND
n. c1420 obs. rare – a walnut tree
 
• JUGLUGS
n. 1969 UK sl. – prominent ears  
 
• JUGS
n. 1957 US sl. – the female breasts
 
• JUG-TOTER
n. 1966 Amer. dial. – a steady drinker; a drunkard  
 
• JUGULATE
vb. 1. 1623 – to kill by cutting the throat; to kill, to slay, to put to death
vb. 2. 1876 – to stop the course of a disease by a powerful remedy
 
• JUGULATION
n. 1. 1623 – a killing by cutting the throat
n. 2. 1887 – the sudden arrest of a disease by a powerful remedy
 
• JUGULATOR
n. 1882 rare – a murderer or cut-throat
 
• JUG UP
vb. 1992 US sl. – to eat
 
• JUGYL
vb. c1440 obs. rare – to kill, to slay
 
• JUICE
n. 1. a1425 obs. rare – broth
n. 2. a1544 colloq., obs. – the emoluments or profits of a profession or office
n. 3. 1698 UK sl. – a bribe
n. 4. 1828 US sl. – alcohol
n. 5. 1896 sl. – electricity; electric current
n. 6. 1909 UK sl. – petrol, diesel  
n. 7. 1924 US sl. – nitroglycerin, used by thieves to blow open vaults or safes
n. 8. 1935 US sl. – interest paid to a loan shark
n. 9. 1938 US sl. – blood
n. 10. 1951 US sl. – in a deck of playing cards: a two  
n. 11. 1957 US sl. – power, influence, sway
n. 12. 1957 sl. – drugs; a drug
n. 13. 1960s Amer. sl. – inside, confidential information
n. 14. 1962 US sl. – a powered narcotic dissolved for injection
n. 15. 1962 US sl. – in drag racing and hot rodding: any special blend of racing fuel  
n. 16. 1975 US sl. – in sports betting: the bookmaker’s commission
n. 17. 1981 US sl. – surging surf with big waves
n. 18. 1981 US sl. – methadone, used to break an opiate addiction
n. 19. 1982 Bahamas – sex
n. 20. 1992 US sl. – anabolic steroids
n. 21. 1993 US sl. – crack cocaine mixed with marijuana
n. 22. 1993 US sl. – in pool: spin imparted to the cue ball to affect the course of the object ball or the course of the cue ball after it strikes the object ball
n. 23. 1999 UK sl. – pleasure, satisfaction
n. 24. 2004 UK sl. – energy  
vb. 1. 1893 US sl. – to drink, esp. to the point of intoxication  
vb. 2. 1953 US sl. – to bribe, to pay for influence  
vb. 3. 1964 sl. – to animate, to liven up, to inspire
vb. 4. 1973 sl., orig. & chiefly US – to treat with steroids or another performance-enhancing drug
vb. 5. 1977 US sl. – to energize
vb. 6. 1980 US sl. – to obtain something through the influence of another
vb. 7. 1982 Bahamas sl. – to have sex
vb. 8. 1992 US professional wrestling usage – to bleed
 
• JUICE BAR
n. 1989 US sl. – a place where recovering heroin addicts are administered methadone
 
• JUICE BOX
n. 2002 Can. sl. – the vagina
 
• JUICE BRAKES
n. 1968 US sl. – in hot rodding and drag racing: hydraulic brakes
 
• JUICED
adj. 1. 1946 sl. – drunk
adj. 2. 1973 sl., orig. & chiefly US – that has been used or treated with steroids or another performance-enhancing drug
 
• JUICED UP
adj. 1. 1946 sl. – drunk  
adj. 2. 1973 sl., orig. & chiefly US – that has been used or treated with steroids or another performance-enhancing drug
 
• JUICEFUL
adj. 1619 rare – full of juice, juicy; succulent
 
• JUICEHEAD
n. 1955 Amer. dial. – a heavy drinker; an alcoholic  
 
• JUICE-JOINT
n. 1927 US sl. – a bar, club, or stall serving either alcoholic or non-alcoholic liquor
 
• JUICELESS
adj. 1620 – devoid of interest; insipid, ‘dry’
 
• JUICER
n. 1. 1928 sl. – an electrician  
n. 2. 1967 US sl. – an alcoholic  
 
• JUICE THE G-SPOT
vb. 2001 US sl. – to engage in oral sex on a woman
 
• JUICE UP
vb. 1964 sl. – to instil with vigour, to liven up  
 
• JUICILY
adv. 1. 1916 sl. – excellently, vigorously, well
adv. 2. 1969 sl. – suggestively
 
• JUICY
adj. 1. 1837 colloq. – of weather: wet, soaking
adj. 2. 1883 colloq. – suggestive, esp. in a sexual way; piquant, racy, sensational
adj. 3. 1916 Amer. sl. – excellent; first-rate  
 
• JUISE
n. 1. 1303 obs. – judgement, doom; a judicial sentence, or its execution; penalty
n. 2. c1320 obs. – the instrument of penalty; the gibbet, the cross


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