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
: a person who rides or drives a horse especially as a professional in a race
: a person who operates or works with a specified vehicle, device, object, or material
: to deal shrewdly or fraudulently with
: to ride or drive (a horse) as a jockey
: drive, operate
: an act of placing or arranging: such as
: the laying down of a proposition or thesis
: an arranging in order
: to put in a certain position
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