Definitions for jockstrapˈdʒɒkˌstræp

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Princeton's WordNet

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

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

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  1. jockstrap(Noun)

    An athletic supporter worn by men to support the genitals during strenuous exercise.

  2. Origin: from the earlier forms bike jockey strap and jockey strap.

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  1. Jockstrap

    A jockstrap is an undergarment originally designed for supporting the male genitalia during sports or other vigorous physical activity. More recently, 'fashion jockstraps' have become popular as regular underwear worn by men as an alternative to other styles. Jockstraps for athletic purposes are most commonly worn in North America. A jockstrap consists of a waistband with a support pouch for the genitalia and two elastic straps affixed to the base of the pouch and to the left and right sides of the waistband at the hip. The pouch, in some varieties, may be fitted with a pocket to hold an impact resistant cup to protect the testicles and/or the penis from injury, such as penile fracture. Fashion jockstraps follow the design of sports models but appear in a variety of colours and fabrics.


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