jockey

Definitions:

  • One who rides horses in races, especially as a profession.
  • One whose occupation or hobby involves a specified machine, device, or object.
  • To ride (a horse) as jockey.
  • To direct or maneuver by cleverness or skill.
  • To trick; cheat.
  • To ride a horse in a race.
  • To maneuver for a certain position or advantage.
  • To employ trickery.
  • [<em>capitalized</em>] A Northern English and Scotch diminutive of <em>Jock</em>, <em>Jack</em>; specifically, a Scotchman.
  • A strolling minstrel.
  • A groom; a rider or driver of horses; specifically, a man or boy employed to ride horses in races.
  • A dealer in horses; especially, a horse-dealer who is given to cheating; a tricky horse-trader: more commonly called a <em>horse-jockey.</em>
  • A cheat; one who deceives or takes undue advantage in trade: from the reputation of horse-traders for trickery.
  • In <em>coal-mining</em>, a self-acting apparatus carried on the front tub of a set for releasing it from the hauling-rope at a certain point.
  • In <em>mech.</em>, same as <internalXref urlencoded="jockey-wheel">jockey-wheel</internalXref>.
  • A thin walking-stick.
  • To play the jockey to; trick; deceive in trade; hinder or defeat by trickery.
  • To jostle against in racing.
  • To act in the manner of a jockey; seek unfair advantage in a race, in dealing, etc.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="jockey-weight">jockey-weight</internalXref>.
  • To play or act the jockey; to cheat.
  • To maneuver oneself aggressivley or skillfully so as to achieve an advantage.
  • “ To jostle by riding against one.”
  • To play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to impose upon in trade.
  • To maneuver; to move in an intricate manner so as to avoid obstacles.
  • A professional rider of horses in races.
  • A dealer in horses; a horse trader.
  • A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
  • One who <xref>rides</xref> <xref>racehorses</xref> competitively.
  • That part of a variable resistor or potentiometer that rides over the resistance wire
  • An <xref>operator</xref> of some <xref>machinery</xref> or <xref>apparatus</xref>.
  • To ride (a horse) in a race.
  • To <xref>maneuver</xref> (something) by <xref>skill</xref> for one's <xref>advantage</xref>.
  • To <xref>cheat</xref> or <xref>trick</xref>.
  • defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  • ride a racehorse as a professional jockey
  • compete (for an advantage or a position)
  • an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus
  • someone employed to ride horses in horse races
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