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juice something up
1. Sl. to make something more powerful. How much did it cost to juice this thing up? Wally juiced up his car.
2. Sl. to turn on the electricity to something. It's time to juice the stage lights up. Juice up the stage lights.
Sl. to drink one or more alcoholic drinks. Hey, man, let's go out and juice up tonight. Stop juicing up every night.
juice up somethingalso juice something up
to make something more interesting or exciting The team's new forward has juiced up their games with fast passing and running. She finds songs no one remembers and juices them up with modern rhythms.
1. Give something energy, spirit, or interest. For example, They tried to juice up the party by playing loud music.
2. Change something to improve its performance, as in That old jeep's motor got juiced up in the shop, or Lowering interest rates is one way to juice up the economy. [Slang; second half of 1900s]
1. To make something more interesting or lively: The writers juiced up the plot line. The comedian juiced his act up.
2. To make something more powerful: I juiced up the punch with more rum. We need to juice the engine up with a tune-up.
3. To drink to the point of intoxication: The clients juiced up at the bar after the conference.
4. To become drunk. Used in the passive: He got juiced up on cheap wine last night.
in. to drink one or more alcoholic drinks. Hey, man, let’s go out and juice up tonight.