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juice

 (jo͞os)
n.
1.
a. A fluid naturally contained in plant or animal tissue: fruit juice; meat braised in its own juices.
b. A bodily secretion: digestive juices.
c. The liquid contained in something that is chiefly solid.
2. A beverage made from fruit juice or fruit-flavored syrup that is often combined with sweeteners, water, or other ingredients.
3. A substance or quality that imparts identity and vitality; essence.
4. Slang Vigorous life; vitality.
5. Slang Political power or influence; clout.
6. Slang
a. Electric current.
b. Fuel for an engine.
7. Slang Funds; money.
8. Slang
a. Alcoholic drink, especially liquor.
b. A substance, such as a steroid, taken to enhance performance in an athletic event.
9. Slang Racy or scandalous gossip.
v.tr. juiced, juic·ing, juic·es
To extract the juice from.
v.intr. Slang
1. To drink alcoholic beverages excessively.
2. To take a steroid or other substance to enhance athletic performance.
Phrasal Verb:
juice up Slang
To give energy, spirit, or interest to.

[Middle English jus, from Old French, from Latin iūs.]

juice up

vb (tr, adverb)
1. slang US to make lively: to juice up a party.
2. (often passive) to cause to be drunk: he got juiced up on Scotch last night.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.juice up - make more interesting or lively; "juice up a party"; "pep up your paper"
liven, liven up, enliven, invigorate, animate - make lively; "let's liven up this room a bit"
Translations

juice up

vt sep (US inf)
carfrisieren (inf)
(= spice up) partyaufpeppen (inf); image, brandaufmöbeln (inf)
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