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Definitions and Synonyms of jockey | Another word for jockey | What is jockey?

Definition 1: someone employed to ride horses in horse races - [noun denoting person]

(jockey is a kind of ...) a man skilled in equitation

Definition 2: an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus - [noun denoting person]

Samples where jockey or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he's a truck jockey
  • a computer jockey
  • a disc jockey

(jockey is a kind of ...) an agent that operates some apparatus or machine

"the operator of the switchboard"

Definition 3: defeat someone through trickery or deceit - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for jockey in the sense of this definition

(jockey is a kind of ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

Definition 4: ride a racehorse as a professional jockey - [verb of competition]

(jockey is a kind of ...) compete in a horse race

Definition 5: compete (for an advantage or a position) - [verb of competition]

(jockey is a kind of ...) perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense

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