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jook1

[jook, joo k] /dʒuk, dʒʊk/
noun, Slang.
Also called jook joint.

juke joint

noun
1.
an establishment where one can eat, drink, and, usually, dance to music provided by a jukebox.
Also, jook joint.
Also called jook.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; see juke house
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British Dictionary definitions for jook-joint

jook

/dʒʊk/
verb
1.
(transitive) to poke or puncture (the skin)
noun
2.
a jab or the resulting wound
Word Origin
C20: of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for jook-joint

jook

v.

"dodge, duck," 1510s, Scottish, of unknown origin. Related: Jooked; jooking.

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Slang definitions & phrases for jook-joint

jook

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juke


juke joint

noun phrase

A usually cheap bar, roadside tavern, etc, with a jukebox (1935+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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