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jug·gle

 (jŭg′əl)
v. jug·gled, jug·gling, jug·gles
v.tr.
1. To toss and catch (two or more objects) so that at least one of them is in the air at all times.
2. To have difficulty holding; balance insecurely: juggled the ball but finally caught it; shook hands while juggling a cookie and a teacup.
3. To keep (more than two activities, for example) in motion or progress at one time: managed to juggle a full-time job and homemaking.
4. To manipulate in order to deceive: juggle figures in a ledger.
v.intr.
1. To juggle objects or perform other tricks of manual dexterity.
2. To make rapid motions or manipulations: juggled with the controls on the television to improve the picture.
3. To use trickery; practice deception.
n.
1. The act of juggling.
2. Trickery for a dishonest end.

[Middle English jogelen, to entertain by performing tricks, from Old French jogler, from Latin ioculārī, to jest, from ioculus, diminutive of iocus, joke; see yek- in Indo-European roots.]

juggle

(ˈdʒʌɡəl)
vb
1. (Theatre) to throw and catch (several objects) continuously so that most are in the air all the time, as an entertainment
2. to arrange or manipulate (facts, figures, etc) so as to give a false or misleading picture
3. (tr) to keep (several activities) in progress, esp with difficulty
n
(Theatre) an act of juggling
[C14: from Old French jogler to perform as a jester, from Latin joculārī to jest, from jocus a jest]
ˈjugglery n

jug•gle

(ˈdʒʌg əl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.t.
1. to keep (several objects, as balls) in continuous motion in the air simultaneously by tossing and catching.
2. to hold, catch, or balance precariously.
3. to alter or manipulate in order to deceive, as by subterfuge or trickery: to juggle the accounts.
4. to manage or alternate the requirements of (two or more activities) so as to handle each adequately: to juggle the obligations of work and school.
v.i.
5. to perform feats of dexterity, as tossing up and keeping in continuous motion a number of balls, plates, knives, etc.
6. to use artifice or trickery.
n.
7. the act or fact of juggling.
[1350–1400; < Old French jogler to serve as buffoon or jester < Late Latin joculāre to joke, derivative of Latin jocul(us) (joc(us) joke + -ulus -ule)]

juggle

, juggler - Juggle is from Latin joculus, a diminutive of jocus, and a juggler was originally a jester.
See also related terms for jest.

juggle


Past participle: juggled
Gerund: juggling

Imperative
juggle
juggle
Present
I juggle
you juggle
he/she/it juggles
we juggle
you juggle
they juggle
Preterite
I juggled
you juggled
he/she/it juggled
we juggled
you juggled
they juggled
Present Continuous
I am juggling
you are juggling
he/she/it is juggling
we are juggling
you are juggling
they are juggling
Present Perfect
I have juggled
you have juggled
he/she/it has juggled
we have juggled
you have juggled
they have juggled
Past Continuous
I was juggling
you were juggling
he/she/it was juggling
we were juggling
you were juggling
they were juggling
Past Perfect
I had juggled
you had juggled
he/she/it had juggled
we had juggled
you had juggled
they had juggled
Future
I will juggle
you will juggle
he/she/it will juggle
we will juggle
you will juggle
they will juggle
Future Perfect
I will have juggled
you will have juggled
he/she/it will have juggled
we will have juggled
you will have juggled
they will have juggled
Future Continuous
I will be juggling
you will be juggling
he/she/it will be juggling
we will be juggling
you will be juggling
they will be juggling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been juggling
you have been juggling
he/she/it has been juggling
we have been juggling
you have been juggling
they have been juggling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been juggling
you will have been juggling
he/she/it will have been juggling
we will have been juggling
you will have been juggling
they will have been juggling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been juggling
you had been juggling
he/she/it had been juggling
we had been juggling
you had been juggling
they had been juggling
Conditional
I would juggle
you would juggle
he/she/it would juggle
we would juggle
you would juggle
they would juggle
Past Conditional
I would have juggled
you would have juggled
he/she/it would have juggled
we would have juggled
you would have juggled
they would have juggled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juggle - the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impressionjuggle - the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression
rearrangement - changing an arrangement
2.juggle - throwing and catching several objects simultaneously
performance - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
Verb1.juggle - influence by slynessjuggle - influence by slyness      
cheat, rip off, chisel - deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
2.juggle - manipulate by or as if by moving around components; "juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"
fudge, fake, falsify, misrepresent, wangle, manipulate, cook - tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
3.juggle - deal with simultaneously; "She had to juggle her job and her children"
handle, manage, care, deal - be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
4.juggle - throw, catch, and keep in the air several things simultaneously
throw - propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
5.juggle - hold with difficulty and balance insecurely; "the player juggled the ball"
balance, poise - hold or carry in equilibrium

juggle

verb manipulate, change, doctor (informal), fix (informal), alter, modify, disguise, manoeuvre, tamper with, misrepresent, falsify the expedient juggling of figures for short-term year-end purposes
Translations
يَقْذِف كُرات في الهَواء ويَلْتَقِطُها
žonglovat
jonglere
zsonglõrködik
žonglieriusžongliruoti
žonglēt
žonglirati
hokkabazlık etmek

juggle

[ˈdʒʌgl]
A. VIhacer juegos malabares (with con) (fig) → darle vueltas (with a)
B. VT [+ balls, plates] → hacer juegos malabares con (fig) (pej) [+ facts, figures] → amañar, falsear
to juggle a career and a familycompaginar las responsabilidades profesionales con las familiares

juggle

[ˈdʒʌgəl]
vi
(lit) (with balls, objects)jongler
to juggle with sth [+ balls, plates] → jongler avec qch
(fig)jongler
to juggle with sth [+ tasks, responsibilities, problems] → jongler avec qch
vt
(lit) [+ balls] → jongler avec
(fig) [+ tasks, responsibilities, problems] → jongler avec
to juggle sth and sth, to juggle sth with sth
Many young women have to juggle family and their career → De nombreuses jeunes femmes doivent jongler avec leur vie de famille et leur carrière.

juggle

vijonglieren; to juggle with the figuresdie Zahlen so hindrehen, dass sie passen
vt ballsjonglieren (mit); figuresso hindrehen, dass sie passen; debtsumverteilen; many women have to juggle (the demands of) family and careerviele Frauen müssen (die Anforderungen von) Familie und Beruf miteinander vereinbaren; they juggled the schedules to show the finaldie Programmfolge wurde so umgeändert, dass das Endspiel gezeigt werden konnte

juggle

[ˈdʒʌgl]
2. vtfare giochi di destrezza con (fig) → manipolare

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
References in classic literature ?
He has never been a "high financier" to juggle profits out of other men's losses.
She was no longer able to juggle with several ideas, but must deal with the most persistent, and a kind of melancholy replaced her excitement.
Eat and drink, and juggle a little with the ball of fate.
His own share he ran through in five years, and he has tried since then by every trick of a cunning, low-minded man, by base cajolery, by legal quibbles, by brutal intimidation, to juggle me out of my share as well.
Would you wish by trick or quibble to juggle me out of these last acres?
Such is the sleight of hand by which we juggle with ourselves, and change our very weaknesses into stanch and most magnanimous virtues!
Mere symbols to juggle with in books and heavy registers, without brains and muscles and per- plexities; something hardly useful and decidedly inferior.
Why,' says I to him, 'this has been a hellish juggle, for we are married here upon the foot of a double fraud; you are undone by the disappointment, it seems; and if I had had a fortune I had been cheated too, for you say you have nothing.
Janki Rajpara, a 19-year old Indian lady was also impressed with the show "The way the artist juggles is just majestic
My cousin juggles but it's really helped me learn that I have to do a figure eight instead of a circle with the balls," she says.
GETTING THE POINT Joe Graham models a formidable Mohican hairstyle as he juggles cornets at Marble Slab Creamery in Eldon Square
Alan Greenspan of Northboro juggles three beanbags for a visitor and explains that juggling requires "more objects than hands.