Definitions for Jockeyˈdʒɒk i

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. jockey(noun)

    someone employed to ride horses in horse races

  2. jockey(verb)

    an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus

    "he's a truck jockey"; "a computer jockey"; "a disc jockey"

  3. cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey(verb)

    defeat someone through trickery or deceit

  4. jockey(verb)

    compete (for an advantage or a position)

  5. jockey(verb)

    ride a racehorse as a professional jockey

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  1. Jockey(v. t.)

    To maneuver; to move in an intricate manner so as to avoid obstacles; as, to jockey a large cabinet up a winding staircase.

  2. Jockey(v. i.)

    To maneuver oneself aggressivley or skillfully so as to achieve an advantage; as, he jockeyed himself into position to be noticed.

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. jockey(Noun)

    One who rides racehorses competitively.

  2. jockey(Noun)

    That part of a variable resistor or potentiometer that rides over the resistance wire

  3. jockey(Noun)

    An operator of some machinery or apparatus.

  4. jockey(Verb)

    To ride (a horse) in a race.

  5. jockey(Verb)

    To maneuver (something) by skill for one's advantage.

  6. jockey(Verb)

    To cheat or trick.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Jockey(noun)

    a professional rider of horses in races

  2. Jockey(noun)

    a dealer in horses; a horse trader

  3. Jockey(noun)

    a cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade

  4. Jockey(verb)

    " To jostle by riding against one."

  5. Jockey(verb)

    to play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to impose upon in trade; as, to jockey a customer

  6. Jockey(verb)

    to play or act the jockey; to cheat

  7. Origin: [Dim. of Jack, Scot. Jock; orig., a boy who rides horses. See 2d Jack.]

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  1. Jockey

    A jockey is someone who rides horses in horse racing or steeplechase racing, primarily as a profession. The word also applies to camel riders in camel racing.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. JOCKEY

    From _jog_, to move slowly, and _key_, something that makes fast. Hence, one who makes the pace fast or slow, according to instructions.


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