jockstrap

noun
jock·​strap | \ˈjäk-ˌstrap \

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Blockbuster deal for Russell Crowe’s jockstrap Cheat Sheet stans may remember the wild list of items Russell Crowe recently put up for sale at auction as part of his divorce. Ben Meyerson, RedEye Chicago, "Jay-Z dodges feds, Amazon Prime gets pricier and more conversation starters for your weekend," 11 May 2018 The jockstrap will probably go to the franchise owner, Alan Payne, who lives outside Austin, Texas. Rachel D'oro, chicagotribune.com, "Just one Blockbuster left in U.S. as Alaska stores set to close," 13 July 2018 Non-Alaskans may best know these soon-to-shutter Blockbuster stores thanks to a Last Week Tonight stunt in which host John Oliver sent Russell Crowe memorabilia (including a used $7,000 jockstrap) to the stores in April. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Alaska’s last two Blockbusters are shutting down, leaving one in US," 13 July 2018 The fate of Russell Crowe’s jockstrap, however, is thus far uncertain. Natasha Bach, Fortune, "Not Even John Oliver Could Save Two of the Last Remaining Blockbusters in the U.S.," 13 July 2018 In this, the contestant wears only a jockstrap and is evaluated on their appearance. Josephine Sedgwick, New York Times, "‘You Have to Be Girl-Power Tough’: Pageant Competitors Weigh In on Miss America," 8 June 2018 The jockstrap will probably go to the franchise owner, Alan Payne, who lives outside Austin, Texas. Rachel D'oro, chicagotribune.com, "Just one Blockbuster left in U.S. as Alaska stores set to close," 13 July 2018 The jockstrap will probably go to the franchise owner, Alan Payne, who lives outside Austin, Texas. Washington Post, "Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US," 12 July 2018 Television host John Oliver would like to give the last remaining Blockbuster video store in Anchorage actor Russell Crowe's jockstrap. Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News, "HBO’s John Oliver would like to give Russell Crowe’s jockstrap to Anchorage’s last Blockbuster store," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of jockstrap

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jockstrap

English slang jock penis + English strap

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The first known use of jockstrap was in 1886

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jockstrap

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English Language Learners Definition of jockstrap

: a piece of underwear worn by men and boys to protect their sexual organs while playing sports

jockstrap

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jock·​strap | \ˈjäk-ˌstrap \

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