Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that juggles objects or performs other tricks of manual dexterity.
  • noun One that uses tricks, deception, or fraud.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In coal-mining, one of several timbers resting against one another at the top, so as to leave a triangular passageway.
  • noun One who juggles or practises sleight of hand; one who performs tricks of great dexterity.
  • noun A cheat; a deceiver; a trickish fellow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Archaic One who juggles; one who practices or exhibits tricks by sleight of hand; one skilled in legerdemain; a conjurer.
  • noun A deceiver; a cheat.
  • noun A person who juggles objects, i. e. who maintains several objects in the air by passing them in turn from one hand to another.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Agent noun of juggle; one who either literally juggles objects, or figuratively juggles tasks.
  • noun A person who practices juggling.
  • noun A conjuror.
  • noun dated A magician or wizard.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterity

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

juggle +‎ -er

Examples

  • But that iron puddler could not savvy four-syllable words any more than the word juggler could puddle a heat of iron.

    The Iron Puddler

  • BLITZER: Let me read to you, Mr. Ambassador, from an article in today's New York Times entitled the juggler -- that's a reference to you, as the headline calls it.

    CNN Transcript Mar 12, 2006

  • When Hop Sing returned my handkerchief to me with a bow, I asked if the juggler was the father of the baby.

    Tales of the Argonauts

  • Jugglery and conjuring, of a noisy, mysterious, and, we must add, rather silly nature, is "medicine," and the juggler is a "medicine-man."

    The Dog Crusoe and his Master

  • Pop quiz, jargon juggler: who's got two fists full of round bombs with fuses of scorn for bilingual bloggers testing my lexical patience?

    Ask And Ye Shall Receive

  • The tightness of the show was spoilt this evening somewhat by a couple of idiots who decided to pick up on the word 'juggler' and shout it out just as Amstell was coming to a big pay-off line.

    Edinburgh Fringe 2007: Simon Amstell - No Self, Pleasance Courtyard, 22.30

  • The tightness of the show was spoilt this evening somewhat by a couple of idiots who decided to pick up on the word 'juggler' and shout it out just as Amstell was coming to a big pay-off line.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • "No -- probably also a marabout, a kind of juggler or sorcerer."

    The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I

  • In his Natural History, treating of the force of the imagination, and the help it receives 'by one man working by another,' he cites an instance he had witnessed of a kind of juggler, who could tell a person what card he thought of.

    A Strange Story — Volume 07

  • Natural History, treating of the force of the imagination, and the help it receives 'by one man working by another,' he cites an instance he had witnessed of a kind of juggler, who could tell a person what card he thought of.

    A Strange Story — Complete

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  • Here's one.

    November 6, 2007

  • He seems to only have one juggly-thing.

    November 7, 2007

  • For a second, I thought he was juggling the palm tree.

    November 7, 2007