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jockeynoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒɑk·i/

jockey noun [C] (HORSE RIDER)

a person whose job is riding horses in races

jockeyverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /ˈdʒɑk·i/

jockey verb [I always + adv/prep] (GET ADVANTAGE)

to attempt to obtain power or get into a more advantageous position than other people by using any methods you can: TV news cameramen jockeyed for position near the podium.
Translations of “jockey”
in Arabic فارِس حِصان السِّباق…
in Korean 기수…
in Malaysian joki kuda…
in French jockey…
in Turkish jokey…
in Italian fantino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 職業賽馬騎師…
in Russian жокей…
in Polish dżokej…
in Vietnamese nài ngựa đua…
in Spanish jockey…
in Portuguese jóquei, joqueta…
in Thai นักขี่ม้าแข่งอาชีพ…
in German der Jockei…
in Catalan joquei…
in Japanese 騎手…
in Indonesian joki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 职业赛马骑师…
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