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1. dated slang A heavy drinker or alcoholic. The poor guy turned into a regular juicer after he lost his job.
2. slang A bodybuilder who uses anabolic steroids or other performance-enhancing drugs regularly or excessively. ("Juice" and "juicing" are slang terms often used in reference to steroid use.) You could tell he was a juicer from his swollen, grotesquely muscular physique. I juice occasionally to help boost my performance at the gym, but I wouldn't consider myself a juicer, per se. The athlete was suspected of being a juicer for most of his career.
1. obsolete A British sailor, so called because of the Royal Navy's practice of adding lime juice to grog in order to combat scurvy. Primarily heard in US. A ship full of limejuicers just arrived into port where they met an icy reception from the locals.
2. dated By extension, any British person, especially an Englishman. The term is usually used in a derogatory manner. Primarily heard in US. We don't need some hoity-toity limejuicer coming in and telling us how to run our business. Why don't you go back to Britannia, you old limejuicer?
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n. a heavy drinker; a drunkard. The tavern is always filled with juicers on Friday night.
n. a British sailor; and British citizen, typically a male. (The first one is old. Both are a little derogatory.) Some limey answered the telephone and I could hardly understand what she was saying.
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