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jock

play
noun \ˈjäk\

Definition of jock

  1. 1 :  jockey 1

  2. 2 :  disc jockey



1826

First Known Use of jock

1826

Other General Sports Terms


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jock

noun

Definition of jock

  1. 1 :  athletic supporter

  2. 2 :  athlete; especially :  a school or college athlete

  3. 3 :  pilot; especially :  a fighter pilot

  4. 4 :  a person devoted to a single pursuit or interest <computer jocks>



Origin of jock

jockstrap


First Known Use: 1922


JOCK Defined for Kids

jock

play
noun \ˈjäk\

Definition of jock

  1. :  athlete




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