Main definitions of jook in English

: jook1jook2

jook1

Pronunciation /jo͞ok/ /jo͝ok/ /dʒuk/

transitive verb

[with object]West Indian
  • Pierce, poke, or stab.

    ‘a hoe to jook the ground in the yard’
    ‘he jook the knife in the sheep and kill it dead one time’

Origin

Late 19th century of uncertain origin: perhaps from a West African language, or related to juke.

Pronunciation

jook

/jo͞ok/ /jo͝ok/ /dʒuk/

Main definitions of jook in English

: jook1jook2

jook2

Pronunciation /jo͞ok/ /jo͝ok/ /dʒuk/

verb

variant form of juke

Pronunciation

jook

/jo͞ok/ /jo͝ok/ /dʒuk/