jock

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'jock', 'Jock': /ˈdʒɒk/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/dʒɑk/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'jock': ( jok); 'Jock': (jok)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
jock1 /dʒɑk/USA pronunciation   n. 
    [countable]
  1. a jockstrap.
  2. Informal Termsa person who enjoys or is good at sports;
    athlete.
  3. Informal Termssomeone who enjoys a specific activity;
    enthusiast:a computer jock (= someone who enjoys operating computers);science jocks.

jock2 /dʒɑk/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Informal Termsa jockey.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
jock1  ( jok),USA pronunciation n. [Informal.]
  1. Informal Termsjockey.
  2. Informal TermsSee  disc jockey. 
  • shortened form of jockey 1820–30

jock2  ( jok),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a jockstrap.
  2. Slang Terms[Informal.]an athlete.
  3. Informal Termsan enthusiast:a computer jock.
  • by shortening from jockstrap 1950–55

Jock  ( jok),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. British Terms, Scottish Terms[Scot. and Irish Eng.]
    • a nickname for  John. 
    • an innocent lad;
      country boy.
  2. British Terms
    • a Scottish soldier or a soldier in a Scottish regiment.
    • any Scot.
  3. a male given name.
  • 1500–10

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
jock /dʒɒk/ n
  1. informal
    short for disc jockey
  2. informal
    short for jockstrap
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Jock /dʒɒk/ n
  1. a slang word or term of address for a Scot
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