Meaning of “juggle” in the English Dictionary

"juggle" in English

See all translations


uk /ˈdʒʌɡ.əl/ us /ˈdʒʌɡ.əl/

(Definition of “juggle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"juggle" in American English

See all translations

juggleverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈdʒʌɡ·əl/

to throw several objects into the air, catch them, and keep them moving so that at least one is always in the air:

[ T ] fig. Many women find it hard to juggle a family and a career (= to arrange their lives so that they have time for both).

(Definition of “juggle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"juggle" in Business English

See all translations

juggleverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈdʒʌɡl/ us

to try to do two or more jobs or activities at the same time, because you do not have a lot of time:

Senior executives are under pressure to juggle the increasing demands of their workload.
juggle sth and/with sth Flexible working hours help staff juggle work and family life.

if you juggle data or resources, you use them in a way that will bring you an advantage or that may be dishonest:

Analysts think the Treasury may be able to juggle its accounts for the next few months.

FINANCE to buy and sell shares, bonds, etc. on a regular basis in order to make a lot of money:

While individual investors may be able to juggle asset allocation themselves, diversifying into 100 or more different assets usually requires a professional fund manager.

(Definition of “juggle” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)