jockstrap


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jock·strap

also jock strap  (jŏk′străp′)
[jock, male genitals (of unknown origin) + strap.]

jockstrap

(ˈdʒɒkˌstræp)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) an elasticated belt with a pouch worn by men, esp athletes, to support the genitals. Also called: athletic support
[C20: from slang jock penis + strap]

jock•strap

(ˈdʒɒkˌstræp)

n.
an elasticized belt with a pouch for supporting the genitals, worn as an undergarment by men esp. while participating in athletics.
Also called athletic supporter.
[1895–1900; jock male organ (compare jack in sense “male” and jockey) + strap]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jockstrap - a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercisejockstrap - 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

jockstrap

[ˈdʒɒkstræp] Nsuspensorio m

jockstrap

[ˈdʒɒkstræp] nslip m de sport

jockstrap

nSuspensorium nt

jockstrap

[ˈdʒɒkˌstræp] nsospensorio, conchiglia

jockstrap

n (fam) suspensorio
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