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
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
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 ?
"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.
Sir John Ballinger is the best gentleman jock in the north country.
The sweet old tunes that one is never tired of were all Polly's store; and her favorites were Scotch airs, such as, "Yellow-Haired Laddie," "Jock o' Hazeldean," "Down among the Heather," and "Birks of Aberfeldie." The more she sung, the better she did it; and when she wound up with "A Health to King Charlie," the room quite rung with the stirring music made by the big piano and the little maid.
'Jock' Horner they call him, so quiet-like an' easy-goin', soft-spoken as a girl, till ye'd think butter wouldn't melt in the mouth iv him.
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.
And then, to get them jocks out o' t' maister's cellar!
Jock said: "I am absolutely delighted to have broken this record which stood for such a long time.
Stirling-born veteran Jock Hutton won the admiration of the country when - at the age of 89 - he parachuted into the 2014 70th D-Day anniversary celebrations.
Fa's Jock? Weel I wis tae get a fair stammagaster, it's the same Jock sae weel kent as a gran singer o the aal traditional ballads an the bothy sangs fae the North-East neuk.
Staff Sergeant John "Jock" McKelvie suffered severe internal injuries when the seven-ton Jackal armoured vehicle he was driving overturned at Catterick Garrison in Yorkshire on January 29.
Horace "Jock" Robertson was an electrician whose ground crew duties contributed to the success of the RAF raids over Nazi Germany in 1943.