\ ˈjäk How to pronounce jock (audio) \

Definition of jock

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : athlete sense 1 especially : a school or college athlete
2 : a person devoted to a single pursuit or interest computer jocks
4 : pilot especially : a fighter pilot

Definition of jock (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of jock

Noun (1)

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 3

Noun (2)

1826, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for jock

Noun (1)

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“Jock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jock. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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