jockstrap

(redirected from jockstraps)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The milk on my spoon began to curdle as I fought desperately to resist the temptation to imagine just what a such jockstrap might smell like.
Colin, born in Hawick in the Borders, said: "What I find interesting about the jockstrap is the correlation between "macho" and "camp".
A bit of cauliflower common sense amongst the sweaty jockstraps from Bill, who must have thought he was still playing 'What happens next?
Materials used in the quilt include Barbie dolls, car keys, champagne glasses, cremation ashes, jeans, sequins, feathers, jockstraps, tennis shoes, photographs and wedding rings.
And we'll have to replace the jockstraps we had stolen when we held our open air show.
Last week,Ms Jowell described her visit to the England dressing room,just after the final whistle when little more than jockstraps were being worn,asking: ``Can you imagine anything more thrilling?
Don't be surprised if the three new merged regional sides are playing in boots and jockstraps next season.
The idea is to control every aspect of a football team, from the stock market reports to the jockstraps in the changing rooms.
BECAUSE MY CLOSET DOOR HAS ALWAYS BEEN AJAR, THE clothes I keep in it, from jockstraps to chiffon scarves, have been subject to the various revolutions that have occurred in gay men's fashion since the 1960s.
The six male leads, who are all American, work their jockstraps off to preserve the fighting spirit of the original, but much of the story's charm is lost on a sea of soppy sentimentality.
Perhaps the Palace's letter is somewhere in Compton's muddled and lifetime accumulation of borrowed bats, gloves, shirts, jockstraps and overlooked invitations.
Publicity for the show claims it will offer viewers "your weekly dose of jockstraps and strapping jocks
SOMEWHERE in Portsmouth, a luckless dogsbody's weekly chores now include retrieving a dozen soiled jockstraps from the launderette.
I discovered we were having new jockstraps ordered for every game, so I said why not wash the damn things?