jock itch

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The main symptom of jock itch, Kim says, is an itchy, red rash. Ashley Abramson, Allure, 3 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of jock itch

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jock itch

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“Jock itch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jock%20itch. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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jock itch

noun
\ ˈjäk- How to pronounce jock itch (audio) \

Medical Definition of jock itch

: ringworm of the crotch : tinea cruris

called also jockey itch

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