Definitions for jockeyship

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jock•eyˈdʒɒk i(n.; v.)(pl.)-eys

  1. (n.)a person who rides horses professionally in races.

    Category: Sport

  2. Category: Showbiz

    Ref: disc jockey.; video jockey.

  3. Informal. a person who pilots, operates, or guides the movement of something.

    Category: Informal

  4. (v.t.)to ride (a horse) as a jockey.

    Category: Sport

  5. Informal. to operate or guide the movement of; pilot; drive.

    Category: Informal

  6. to move by skillful maneuvering.

  7. to manipulate cleverly or trickily.

  8. to trick or cheat.

  9. (v.i.)to aim at an advantage by skillful maneuvering.

  10. to act trickily; seek an advantage by trickery.

Idioms for jockey:

  1. jockey for position,to maneuver so as to seek an advantage.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of jockey:

1660–70; Jock a proper name



  1. jockeyship(Noun)

    The art, character, or position, of a jockey; the personality of a jockey.

    Go flatter Sawney for his jockeyship. uE000656637uE001 Chatterton.

  2. jockeyship(Noun)

    Where can at last his jockeyship retire? Cowper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jockeyship(noun)

    the art, character, or position, of a jockey; the personality of a jockey


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