jook

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jook a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox
    • n jook a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jook See jouk, joukery.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Jook (Scot.) to duck or dodge: to bow
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Usage

In literature:

Thin all th' jooks bowin' low.
"Observations by Mr. Dooley" by Finley Peter Dunne
Shes got an offer of marriage from a young jook.
"Press Cuttings" by George Bernard Shaw
Thin th' jooks got sthrong, an' says they: Votin' seems a healthy exercise an' we'd like to thry it.
"Mr. Dooley Says" by Finley Dunne
Besides which, the Jook was a man of the most morbid and ultra refinement.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118" by Various
Hinnissy, if he had his rights, is Jook iv Munster; an' ye know what he's got.
"Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War" by Finley Peter Dunne
So those that were men-at-arms of my command pursued after and cracked muskets, as the Wanderers jooked and fled before us.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
But the heckle missed it, just as her husband's cloving-rod had done, for it played "jook-about" again, and flew out of the house.
"The Scottish Fairy Book" by Elizabeth W. Grierson
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In news:

Jook Joint 139 Steuart (at Mission), 281-3818.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma visited Inner City Arts, an education program based on Skid Row, and found inspiration in the jook dancing style of Lil' Buck and the faces of children.
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