- someone employed to ride horses in horse races
- an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus
A jockey is someone who rides horses in horse racing or steeplechase racing, primarily as a profession. The word also applies to camel riders in camel racing. ==Etymology== The word is by origin a diminutive of `jock`, the Northern English or Scots colloquial equivalent of the first name `John,` which is also used generically for `boy, or fel...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jockey
• (v. t.) To play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to impose upon in trade; as, to jockey a customer. • (n.) A dealer in horses; a horse trader. • (v. t.) ` To jostle by riding against one.` • (n.) A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade. • (v. i.) To play or act the jockey; to cheat. • (n.) A professional ...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/jockey/
(from the article `horse racing`) Contemporary accounts identified riders (in England called jockeysif professionalfrom the second half of the 17th century and later in French ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/j/17
Plural form: jockeys. A person who rides racehorses for their job.
Example: Paul wants to train as a jockey when he leaves school, as he loves horses.
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Jock'ey intransitive verb
To play or act the jockey; to cheat. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/10
; plural Jockeys
. [ Dim. of Jack
, Scot. Jock
; orig., a boy who rides horses. See 2d Jack
A professional rider of horses in races. Addison. 2.
A dealer in horses; a horse trader. Macaulay. 3.
A cheat; o...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/10
Jock'ey transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Jockeyed
; present participle & verbal noun Jockeying
' To jostle by riding against one.' Johnson. 2.
To play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to i...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/10
Jockey is British slang for a prostitute's client.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZJ.HTM
The rider of a horse in horse racing.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_equestrian_terms
- an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus 2. [n] - someone employed to ride horses in horse races 3. [v] - compete (for an advantage or a position) 4. [v] - ride a race-horse as a professional jockeyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=jockey
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