juggle juggle  /ˈdʒə ɡəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression
  2. (n) throwing and catching several objects simultaneously
  3. (v) influence by slyness
  4. (v) manipulate by or as if by moving around components
  5. (v) deal with simultaneously
  6. (v) throw, catch, and keep in the air several things simultaneously
  7. (v) hold with difficulty and balance insecurely

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Usage(s):

  1. The ability to juggle at this level is highly unusual, especially at their ages--Vova is 18, Olga 15.
  2. You quit 60 Minutes to focus on your family, but you now seem to juggle motherhood and work well.
  3. A host may juggle dozens of clients at a time.

News

  1. Video: The Bachelorette Men Drop Trou for Mr. America

    Shirtless men? Check. Shirtless men in boxers? Double check. Shirtless men in boxers prancing on stage? Only on The Bachelorette. On Monday's group date episode (8/7c, ABC), the remaining men learn that they'll be competing in a Mr. America contest and must decide what to do for the talent portion of the competition. (Rapping, anyone?) Who's going to juggle, who's going to dance with a ribbon ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: TV Guide

  2. Colorado Variety Show: Stiltwalkers, jugglers, belly dancers -- even a unicycle striptease!

    They juggle and dance, bend spoons and balance on unicycles, but they do it as a family. One big tattooed, pierced, waxed and bejeweled family. Call them what you want - cabaret kids, sideshow freaks, illusionists, off-beat entertainers - but Colorado's variety performers are a tight-knit group.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. County reaps $3.1 million from Interior

    Mesa County officials won’t have to juggle accounts this year to cover for a federal agency withholding the county’s share of mineral lease money.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "This is a lineup you'll see at some point in the season," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. "This is a lineup we're excited about. These next eight to 10 days we'll get a little idea of the continuity in the workings. If we don't juggle it...
    on Mar 24, 2010 By: Mike Scioscia Source: ESPN (blog)

  2. "It'sa lot of expectations," Pryor said. "All eyes on me all the time. You really have to make the right choices and learn how to juggle your time between practice, games, homework and school. You have to also make sure you set some time...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Terrelle Pryor Source: Kentucky Sports Report

  3. "We're involved in a cup final on Sunday, that was the problem tonight," Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp said. "I don't even know how I am supposed to do anything else. I've had to juggle around this week."
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Harry Redknapp Source: International Herald Tribune

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