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jock·strap

also jock strap  (jŏk′străp′)
[jock, male genitals (of unknown origin) + strap.]
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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
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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
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Translations

jockstrap

[ˈdʒɒkstræp] Nsuspensorio m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

jockstrap

[ˈdʒɒkstræp] nslip m de sport
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

jockstrap

nSuspensorium nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

jockstrap

[ˈdʒɒkˌstræp] nsospensorio, conchiglia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

jockstrap

n (fam) suspensorio
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Large companies expressed interest in their logos on TV Jockstraps to sell or distribute with their products so that sports fans watching games would also see their product.
One of them explained Fascination as "hairy, sweaty men in leather and-or jockstraps making out with one another."
LOS ANGELES -- This isn't your grandparents' ''Beat the Clock.'' Inside a soundstage at YouTube Space LA, a high-tech production facility operated by the streaming video site, a couple of YouTube stars have been outfitted with helmets and jockstraps affixed with long hooks.
In similar vein, 12,000 called for a journalist to be sacked after she alluded to the Scots as "sweaty jockstraps".
Actually, Ally kindly donated one of his jockstraps. Thanks for your support.
These fixtures always reopen the well-worn debate about cricketing eligibility and players changing nationality more often than they change their jockstraps.
The difference in pungent fragrance between the jockstraps of Welsh prop forwards and Turkish wrestlers is clearly not a fit subject for detailed discussion in these pages.
Nobody turns a hair at marital infidelity among politicians any more, so why should footballers, whose brains are in their jockstraps, be judged by Old Testament standards?
IN Law & Order, ITV have managed to take a fantastic US show and make it as palatable as one of Johnny Vegas' jockstraps.
There is a real strange, dream-like quality to this production, from the lengths of white tarpaulin forming the set, complete with a row of floating metal garden chairs acting as a mezzanine, to the omnipresence of the forest fairies (the company, in uniform white thermals, girdles and jockstraps) and the eerie soundtrack as the actors play harmonicas, xylophones and other instruments dotted around the stage.
In between, the last 100 years have given us Triumph's iconic Doreen and the Wonderbra, Hollywood icon Jane Russell's cantilevered push-up, two jockstraps stitched together to form the first sports bra, Baywatch babe Pamela Anderson and breast implants.