juggler


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jug·gler

 (jŭg′lər)
n.
1. One that juggles objects or performs other tricks of manual dexterity.
2. One that uses tricks, deception, or fraud.

juggler

(ˈdʒʌɡlə)
n
1. (Theatre) a person who juggles, esp a professional entertainer
2. a person who fraudulently manipulates facts or figures

jug•gler

(ˈdʒʌg lər)

n.
1. a person who performs juggling feats, as with balls or knives.
2. a person who deceives by trickery; trickster.
[before 1100; Middle English jogelour, jugelour < Anglo-French, Old French jogleor, jougleor (compare jongleur) « Latin joculātor jester =joculā(rī) + -tor -tor]
jug′gler•y, n.
juggle, juggler - Juggle is from Latin joculus, a diminutive of jocus, and a juggler was originally a jester.
See also related terms for jest.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juggler - a performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterityjuggler - a performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterity
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
Translations
قاذِف الكُرات، لاعِب الخِفّهمُشَعْوِذٌ
žongléržongléř
jonglør
jonglööri
žongler
zsonglõrzsonglőr
手品師
마술사
žonglér
žongler
jonglör
นักเล่นกล
nghệ sĩ tung hứng

juggler

[ˈdʒʌgləʳ] Nmalabarista mf

juggler

[ˈdʒʌglər] njongleur/euse

juggler

n
(lit)Jongleur(in) m(f)
(fig: = trickster) → Schwindler(in) m(f); juggler with wordsWortverdreher(in) m(f)

juggler

[ˈdʒʌgləʳ] ngiocoliere m

juggle

(ˈdʒagl) verb
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.
ˈjuggler noun

juggler

مُشَعْوِذٌ žongléř jonglør Jongleur ζογκλέρ malabarista jonglööri jongleur žongler giocoliere 手品師 마술사 jongleur sjonglør kuglarz malabarista жонглер jonglör นักเล่นกล hokkabaz nghệ sĩ tung hứng 变戏法者
References in classic literature ?
Such exhibitions were not uncommon among the Indians, and as Duncan was already sufficiently disguised in his dress, there certainly did exist some reason for believing that, with his knowledge of French, he might pass for a juggler from Ticonderoga, straggling among the allied and friendly tribes.
Here, it is true, were none of the appliances which popular merriment would so readily have found in the England of Elizabeth's time, or that of James -- no rude shows of a theatrical kind; no minstrel, with his harp and legendary ballad, nor gleeman with an ape dancing to his music; no juggler, with his tricks of mimic witchcraft; no Merry Andrew, to stir up the multitude with jests, perhaps a hundred years old, but still effective, by their appeals to the very broadest sources of mirthful sympathy.
He minds you somewhat of a juggler, balancing a long staff on his chin.
The veselija has come down to them from a far-off time; and the meaning of it was that one might dwell within the cave and gaze upon shadows, provided only that once in his lifetime he could break his chains, and feel his wings, and behold the sun; provided that once in his lifetime he might testify to the fact that life, with all its cares and its terrors, is no such great thing after all, but merely a bubble upon the surface of a river, a thing that one may toss about and play with as a juggler tosses his golden balls, a thing that one may quaff, like a goblet of rare red wine.
Monster," I shrieked, "be thou juggler, enchanter, dream, or devil, no more will I endure thy mockeries.
In drawing this calico slowly from his bosom inch by inch, Toby reminded me of a juggler performing the feat of the endless ribbon.
He gave the struggle his attention, as an idler might observe the feat of a juggler, without interest in the outcome.
Mr Todhunter," explained Father Brown placidly, "is learning to be a professional conjurer, as well as juggler, ventriloquist, and expert in the rope trick.
His progress through the room resembled in almost equal proportions the finish of a Marathon race, the star-act of a professional juggler, and a monologue by an Earl's Court side-showman.
Still they were all exceedingly amused and were more like people coming out from a farce or a juggler than from a court of justice.
exclaimed the archdeacon, at the moment when the juggler, perspiring heavily, passed in front of him with his pyramid of chair and his cat, "What is Master Pierre Gringoire doing here?
This last juggler now touched the red ball, which fell apart, being hollow, and the five rabbits who had disappeared in the air scrambled out of the hollow ball.