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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
1. informal short for disc jockey
2. (Clothing & Fashion) informal short for jockstrap
3. informal US an athlete
4. mining NZ a pointed bar of steel inserted into the wheel of a mine vehicle and used for emergency braking

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 ?
And then, to get them jocks out o' t' maister's cellar
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.
The researcher says that Jocks might constitute a specialized and problematic subset of athletes.
A German coming-out movie with charm to bum, Summer Storm (Sommersturm) boasts an athletic setting that will appeal both to queer jocks and to admirers who always speculated about what really happens at training camp.
Skaters are supposed to talk shit to and steal the girlfriends of raw jocks.
Populars reported somewhat elevated levels of tobacco and marijuana use, and jocks had high levels of problem drinking, but very low levels of smoking or illicit drug use.
As someone who spent most of his life as a police officer, I think the government should be spending its resources and our money finding bin Laden and destroying Al Queda, not launching investigations into which jocks are using supplements determined immoral by the federal government.
In the introduction to New Jack Jocks, Platt sets the tone for the book.
PONY-SIZED Jocks Cross bloodied his own nose and those of favourite backers as he battled home to beat Moral Support in the Coral Eurobet Welsh National at Chepstow yesterday.