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jockstrap

informal Someone, especially a male, who is very skilled at or passionate about sports, especially in school or college. Often used in a dismissive or derogatory manner to imply a lack of intelligence, creativity, or empathy. I used to be pretty good friends with Tom in middle school, but he started hanging out with the jockstraps in high school and didn't really talk to me much after that. It's true that he's an incredible athlete, but he's not just some stereotypical jockstrap.

jockstrap

1. and jockstrapper n. an athlete. (From the name of the supporting garment worn by male athletes.) The jockstrappers are all at practice now.
2. in. to work as a professional athlete. I jockstrapped for a few years and then lost my interest in it.
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The Watford star begged for the dressingroom snap to celebrate his 10th cap, then posted the pic complete with goalkeeping coach Jim Stewart in his jockstrap on social media in the wake of Scotland's 1–0 win.
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