jockey for position

Definition of jockey for position

:to try to get into a better place
  • The cars jockeyed for position in the first lap of the race.

Word by Word Definitions

jockey play
  1. : a person who rides or drives a horse especially as a professional in a race

  2. : a person who operates or works with a specified vehicle, device, object, or material

  1. : to maneuver or manipulate by adroit or devious means

  2. : to change the position of by a series of movements

  3. : to ride or drive (a horse) as a jockey

position play
  1. : an act of placing or arranging: such as

  2. : the laying down of a proposition or thesis

  3. : an arranging in order

  1. : to put in a certain position


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