About The Word Jockey

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Jockey

Jockey Meaning & Definition
Jockey Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jockey?

[n] someone employed to ride horses in horse races
[n] an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus; "he's a truck jockey"; "a computer jockey"; "a disc jockey"
[v] ride a race-horse as a professional jockey
[v] defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
[v] compete (for an advantage or a position)

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jockey: cheat | chicane | chouse | screw | shaft

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jockey: angle | beguile | bellyband | broncobuster | buckaroo | caballero | cavalier | cavalryman | challenge | chevalier | cinch | circus rider | compete | compete with | contrive | cope | cowboy | cowgirl | cowpuncher | emulate | engineer | equestrian | equestrienne | exploit | finagle | finesse | flier | gaucho | gerrymander | girt | girth | goer | hell-driver | horn | horse racer | horse soldier | horseback rider | horsebacker | horseman | horsewoman | hummer | hustler | intrigue | Jehu | knight | machinate | maneuver | manipulate | meet | mounted policeman | outvie | play | play games | plot | pommel | postboy | postilion | pull strings | puncher | racer | rider | rival | roughrider | runner | scheme | scorcher | sizzler | speed demon | speeder | steeplechaser | stepper | stirrup | surcingle | test one another | trick rider | turfman | vaquero | vie | vie with | wangle

See Also | beat | beat out | crush | equestrian | horseback rider | horseman | horse-race | maneuver | manipulator | manoeuvre | operate | operator | shell | trounce | vanquish

Jockey In Webster's Dictionary

\Jock"ey\, n.; pl. {Jockeys}. [Dim. of Jack, Scot. Jock; orig., a boy who rides horses. See 2d {Jack}.] 1. A professional rider of horses in races. --Addison. 2. A dealer in horses; a horse trader. --Macaulay. 3. A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
\Jock"ey\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jockeyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jockeying}.] 1. `` To jostle by riding against one.'' --Johnson. 2. To play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to impose upon in trade; as, to jockey a customer.
\Jock"ey\, v. i. To play or act the jockey; to cheat.

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