[ US /ˈdʒɑki/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈɒki/ ]
  1. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  2. ride a racehorse as a professional jockey
  3. compete (for an advantage or a position)
  1. someone employed to ride horses in horse races
  2. an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus
    a computer jockey
    a disc jockey
    he's a truck jockey
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How To Use jockey In A Sentence

  • For an owner, trainer or jockey their dreams are alive at this time of year. Times, Sunday Times
  • Police sources say part of the racket was connected to so-called ‘car parking jockeys’ - triads who take payments to park restaurant diners' cars - who wanted ‘compensation’ for the use of parking spaces.
  • The jockey was said to have undergone lessons in etiquette; the horse had not, though it acquitted itself extremely well. Times, Sunday Times
  • Roughly a third of the way up the fence is a guard rail - again in orange - which provides a sighting line for the jockeys. Times, Sunday Times
  • You said you checked for it, but it seems likely that the chain is being pinched between the jockey wheel and the cog.
  • He won nine English Derbies, three Arc de Triomphes and 11 jockeys' championships.
  • Irish flat racing jockeys are finding it increasingly tough to make the weight.
  • Why does the jockey get the praise? The Sun
  • The two groups have jockeyed for position ever since, with Sistani's forces in the ascendancy recently.
  • The same trainer and jockey joined forces yesterday to clinch a shock 50-1 success with Bagan in the curtain-raising handicap.
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