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jock

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noun \ˈjäk\

Definition of jock

  1. 1 :  athlete; especially :  a school or college athlete

  2. 2 :  a person devoted to a single pursuit or interest computer jocks

  3. 3 :  athletic supporter

  4. 4 :  pilot; especially :  a fighter pilot

Origin and Etymology of jock

jockstrap


First Known Use: 1922

Other General Sports Terms


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jock

noun

Definition of jock

  1. 1 :  jockey 1

  2. 2 :  disc jockey

1826

First Known Use of jock

1826


JOCK Defined for Kids

jock

play
noun \ˈjäk\

Definition of jock for Students

  1. :  athlete



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