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Meaning of JUGGLER

Pronunciation:  'juglur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterity
 

JUGGLER is a 7 letter word that starts with J.

 

 See Also: performer, performing artist

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jug"gler\, n. [OE. jogelour, juglur, OF. jogleor,
jugleor, jongleor, F. jongleur, fr. L. joculator a jester,
joker, fr. joculus a little jest or joke, dim. of jocus jest,
joke. See {Joke}, and cf. {Jongleur}, {Joculator}.]
1. One who practices or exhibits tricks by sleight of hand;
   one skilled in legerdemain; a conjurer.

         As nimble jugglers that deceive the eye. --Shak.

         Jugglers and impostors do daily delude them. --Sir
                                               T. Browne.

2. A deceiver; a cheat. --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acrobat, aerialist, bareback rider, blackleg, cheat, cheater, chiseler, circus artist, clown, conjurer, cozener, crook, defrauder, diddler, equestrian director, equilibrist, escamoteur, flier, flimflam man, flimflammer, gyp artist, gypper, high-wire artist, illusionist, lion tamer, magician, prestidigitator, ringmaster, slack-rope artist, sleight-of-hand performer, snake charmer, swindler, sword swallower, tightrope walker, trapeze artist, tricker, trickster, tumbler, two-timer
 

 

 

 

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