Translation of "jockey" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /ˈdʒɒk.i/ us /ˈdʒɑː.ki/

a person whose job is riding horses in races

a champion jockey 職業賽馬冠軍騎師

mainly US informal a person whose job involves the use of a particular device, vehicle, object, etc., or who is very interested in a particular thing:

a desk jockey
a computer jockey
verb [ I ] uk /ˈdʒɒk.i/ us /ˈdʒɑː.ki/

to attempt to get power or get into a better position than other people using any methods you can

Since the death of the president, opposition parties and the army have been jockeying for power. 總統死後各反對黨和軍隊一直在爭權奪利。
As the singer came on stage, the photographers jockeyed for position at the front of the hall. 歌手一上臺,攝影師就在音樂廳前方爭搶位置。

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(Translation of “jockey” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)