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jockeynoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɒk.i/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.ki/

jockeyverb [I]

uk   /ˈdʒɒk.i/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.ki/
(Definition of jockey from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jockey" in American English

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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/
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.
(Definition of jockey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jockey”
in Korean 기수…
in Arabic فارِس حِصان السِّباق…
in Malaysian joki kuda…
in French jockey…
in Russian жокей…
in Chinese (Traditional) 職業賽馬騎師…
in Italian fantino…
in Turkish jokey…
in Polish dżokej…
in Spanish jinete, jockey…
in Vietnamese nài ngựa đua…
in Portuguese jóquei, joqueta…
in Thai นักขี่ม้าแข่งอาชีพ…
in German der Jockei…
in Catalan joquei…
in Japanese 騎手…
in Chinese (Simplified) 职业赛马骑师…
in Indonesian joki…
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