jock


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jock 1

 (jŏk)
n.
1. Sports A jockey.
2. A disc jockey.

[Short for jockey.]

jock 2

 (jŏk)
n.
1. An athletic supporter.
2. Sports An athlete, especially in a school setting.

[Short for jockstrap.]

Jock

(dʒɒk)
n
a slang word or term of address for a Scot

Jock

(dʒɒk)
n
a slang word or term of address for a Scot

jock1

(dʒɒk)

n.
1. a jockstrap.
2. Informal. a person who enjoys or is good at sports; athlete.
3. Informal. an enthusiast: a computer jock; science jocks.
[1950–55, Amer.; by shortening from jockstrap]

jock2

(dʒɒk)

n.
a jockey.
[1820–30; by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jock - a person trained to compete in sportsjock - a person trained to compete in sports
contestant - a person who participates in competitions
acrobat - an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination
amateur - an athlete who does not play for pay
ball hawk - a team athlete who is skilled at stealing or catching the ball
ballplayer, baseball player - an athlete who plays baseball
basketball player, basketeer, cager - an athlete who plays basketball
climber - someone who climbs as a sport; especially someone who climbs mountains; "the lead climber looked strong still but his partner often slumped in his ropes"
cricketer - an athlete who plays cricket
football player, footballer - an athlete who plays American football
gymnast - an athlete who is skilled in gymnastics
hockey player, ice-hockey player - an athlete who plays hockey
hooker - (rugby) the player in the middle of the front row of the scrum who tries to capture the ball with the foot
hurdler - an athlete who runs the hurdles
jumper - an athlete who competes at jumping; "he is one hell of a jumper"
lacrosse player - an athlete who plays lacrosse
letterman - an athlete who has earned a letter in a school sport
Olympian - an athlete who participates in the Olympic games
pentathlete - an athlete who competes in a pentathlon
pro, professional - an athlete who plays for pay
runner - a trained athlete who competes in foot races
sharpshooter - an athlete noted for accurate aim
shot putter - an athlete who competes in the shot put
skater - someone who skates
skier - someone who skis
sledder - someone who rides a sled
soccer player - an athlete who plays soccer
sportsman, sportswoman, sport - someone who engages in sports
striker - a forward on a soccer team
second-stringer, substitute, reserve - an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
swimmer - a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets; "he was an Olympic swimmer"
swinger - someone who swings sports implements
tennis player - an athlete who plays tennis
pole jumper, pole vaulter, vaulter - an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
lifter, weightlifter - an athlete who lifts barbells
winger - (sports) player in wing position
2.jock - a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercisejock - a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
man's clothing - clothing that is designed for men to wear
protective garment - clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
Translations

Jock

[dʒɒk] N (pej) el escocés típico
the Jockslos escoceses

jock

[dʒɒk] N
2. (US) → deportista m

Jock

[ˈdʒɒk] n (= Scotsman) → Écossais m

jock

n (inf)
(= disc jockey)Discjockey m
(US pej: = athlete) → Sportfanatiker(in) m(f); he’s a dumb jocker ist sportlich, aber hirnlos (inf)

Jock

n (inf)Schotte m, → Schottin f
References in classic literature ?
Sir John Ballinger is the best gentleman jock in the north country.
But so will Jock the teamster pass, in some crisis that brings him thither, and find favor, as long as his head is not giddy with the new circumstance, and the iron shoes do not wish to dance in waltzes and cotillons.
Men do call me Jock o' Teviotdale, and thence am I come," said the stranger.
Then, by Our Lady, Jock, thou art the fairest archer that e'er mine eyes beheld, and if thou wilt join my service I will clothe thee with a better coat than that thou hast upon thy back; thou shalt eat and drink of the best, and at every Christmastide fourscore marks shall be thy wage.
And then, to get them jocks out o' t' maister's cellar
Jock Campbell, 85, penned anthem My Scottish Home for his singer pal Murray Gee Mac.
Leader of the council Brendan Toomey called Jock an "inspirational" character.
Willie Johnston remembers Jock Wallace as being the best motivator in the game - and he had the punch marks to prove it.
Despite his often bellicose nature he had a gentle, even sentimental, side and this was displayed in his love for his marmalade cat, Jock.
In less than a minute, Big Jock was dumped in the mud and his rifle butt smashed into the ground an inch from his face.
An early ski racer, Jock fractured his leg after war's end on Mt Tom.
JOCK Forbes' craft was in stone, but it was for two pieces of wood that he will be forever remembered.