Definitions for jockdʒɒk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a jockstrap.

  2. Informal. a person who enjoys or is good at sports; athlete.

    Category: Informal

  3. enthusiast:

    a computer jock; science jocks.

    Category: Informal

Origin of jock:

1950–55, Amer.; by shortening from jockstrap


  1. a jockey.

    Category: Informal

Origin of jock:

1820–30; by shortening

Princeton's WordNet

  1. athlete, jock(noun)

    a person trained to compete in sports

  2. athletic supporter, supporter, suspensor, jockstrap, jock(noun)

    a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise


  1. jock(Verb)

    to masturbate

  2. jock(Verb)

    to humiliate

  3. jock

    to steal

  4. Jock(Noun)

    a Scot

  5. Jock(ProperNoun)

    A nickname.

  6. Origin: Unknown. Suggested to be a hypocoristic for John.


  1. Jock

    Mark Simpson, known by the pen name Jock, is a British comics artist, best known for his work in 2000 AD and on The Losers.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. jock

    1. A programmer who is characterized by large and somewhat brute-force programs. See brute force. 2. When modified by another noun, describes a specialist in some particular computing area. The compounds compiler jock and systems jock seem to be the best-established examples.


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