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1. n. an athlete. (see also strap, jockstrap. Now of either sex.) The jocks are all at practice now.
2. n. an athletic supporter (garment). Somebody dropped a jock in the hall.


n. a mountain or rock climber. The sides of every mountain are covered with rock-jocks.


and VJ and video jock
n. a video jockey; a host on a television program that features music videos. (see also disk jockey.) Sally tried out for the veejay job, but she looked too old and stuffy for that kind of work.

video jock

See veejay
See also: jock, video
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Jock formed and managed Murray's boy band, The 3 Macs, back in the 80s but they lost touch almost 30 years ago.
The players wanted to play for Big Jock - either that or you just got a doing
Now Chartwell has a new Jock - Jock VI, a seven-monthold rescue kitten.
Elizabeth Ludgate, of Coventry Cathedral, said: "Shortly after the destruction of the old St Michael's, it was Jock Forbes who embraced Provost Howard's message of hope and forgiveness in the face of war by bounding two of the great charred oak beams together that had fallen in a shape of a cross.
He said at the time: "We have never marked a pony's service before and we are doing it this time because Jock is the last in the whole of the Scunthorpe and Lancashire group.
The researcher says that Jocks might constitute a specialized and problematic subset of athletes.
Sir Jock praised the assembled volunteers for raising a record pounds 17,000 in 2007.
The next day Willie's body was found 100 yards from where Jock was discovered.
When you asked Big Jock for better financial terms you got the impression that the money was really coming out of his own pocket.
Populars reported somewhat elevated levels of tobacco and marijuana use, and jocks had high levels of problem drinking, but very low levels of smoking or illicit drug use.
Several years ago Jock bought me a gift of Scuba Diving lessons.
Jock Soto has defined this kind of integrity with his work at the New York City Ballet for 24 years.
It's a pleasure to be here also with Sir Jock (Air Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, Royal Air Force).
The shock jock that has stunned Luke's sense and sensibilities by giving blazing sex advice at midnight is Callie Ryder.