Jukes

Jukes

[jooks]
noun
the fictitious name of an actual family that was the focus of a 19th-century sociological study of the inheritance of feeble-mindedness and its correlation with social degeneracy.
Compare Kallikak.
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juke

1 [jook] Football.
verb (used with object), juked, juking.
1.
to make a move intended to deceive (an opponent).
noun
2.
a fake or feint, usually intended to deceive a defensive player.

Origin:
spelling variant of jouk

juke

2 [jook]
noun

Origin:
by shortening

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