jockey for position

Definition of jockey for position

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

  1. :  to deal shrewdly or fraudulently with

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

    :  drive, operate

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

    :  the laying down of a proposition or thesis

    :  an arranging in order

  1. :  to put in a certain position

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a brief usually trivial fact

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