Definition of Juke joint

1. Noun. A small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox.

Exact synonyms: Jook, Jook House, Jook Joint, Juke, Juke House
Generic synonyms: Joint



Definition of Juke joint

1. Noun. (slang) an informal drinking establishment featuring blues music and dancing; primarily operated by African American people in the southeastern United States. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Juke Joint

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juju
jujube bush
jujubes
jujuism
jujuisms
jujuist
jujuists
jujus
jujutsu
jujutsus
juk
juke house
juke joint (current term)
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jukeboxlike
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jukskei
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jukujikun
jukus
julaceous
julep

Literary usage of Juke joint

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1. Atlanta Alive!by Ann Carroll Burgess by Ann Carroll Burgess (2001)
"That next best thing to a Mississippi juke joint. THE CRESCENT ROOM 1136 Crescent Avenue NE at 13th Street •a 404-875-5252 A sophisticated atmosphere marks ..."

2. Skating Unrinked: An Insider's Guide to Skating Trails in the San Francisco by Richard Katz (1994)
"... a juke joint right next to the trail. Next door is the Emporia Restaurant and Carousel. The kids are really impressed by that carousel. ..."

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