juke joint


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juke joint

 (jo͞ok, jo͝ok)
n. Informal
1. A bar, tavern, or roadhouse featuring music played on a jukebox.
2. See juke1.

juke′ joint`


n.
an establishment where one can eat, drink, and usu. dance to music provided by a jukebox.
[1935–40, Amer.; juke brothel, roadhouse, Gullah jug disorderly]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juke joint - a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukeboxjuke joint - a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox
joint - a disreputable place of entertainment
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juke joint

n (inf)Bumslokal nt (inf pej)
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