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jockeys, plural;
  1. Struggle by every available means to gain or achieve something
    • - both men will be jockeying for the two top jobs
  2. Handle or manipulate (someone or something) in a skillful manner
    • - Jason jockeyed his machine into a dive
  1. A person who rides in horse races, esp. as a profession

  2. An enthusiast or participant in a specified activity
    • - a car jockey

  1. cheat: defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  2. someone employed to ride horses in horse races
  3. an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus; "he's a truck jockey"; "a computer jockey"; "a disc jockey"
  4. compete (for an advantage or a position)
  5. ride a racehorse as a professional jockey
  6. In sport, a jockey is one who rides horses in horse racing or steeplechase racing, primarily as a profession. The word also applies to camel riders in camel racing.
  7. The Jockey is a fictional location on the Channel 4 series Shameless.
  8. (Jockeys (TV series)) Jockeys is a weekly American documentary sports reality television series that premiered on February 6, 2009 on Animal Planet. The program chronicles the professional lives of jockeys during the famous thirty-day Oak Tree Meet at Santa Anita Park. ...
  9. One who rides racehorses competitively; That part of a variable resistor or potentiometer that rides over the resistance wire; An operator of some machinery or apparatus; To ride (a horse) in a race; To maneuver (something) by skill for one's advantage; To cheat or trick
  10. (Jockeying) holding up a player or steering him or her into a defenders path; not diving in and trying to win the ball until you have support from other defenders
  11. (Jockeying) A technique used by defenders to limit the movement of the attacker with the ball by forcing him to one side or the other.
  12. (jockeying) The movements associated with defending against your opponent. It is necessary to slow their actions down, or wait until they make a mistake with their dribbling, in order to give your team time to get back to offer support.
  13. (jockeying) delaying and holding up play, not diving in with a tackle but staying up right and preventing the advancement of the opponent
  14. (Jockeys) Self-employed professionals, who are paid a riding fee to ride horses in races. They also receive a percentage of prize money.
  15. To dream of a jockey, omens you will appreciate a gift from an unexpected source. For a young woman to dream that she associates with a jockey, or has one for a lover, indicates she will win a husband out of her station. ...
  16. (The New Yorker, 1941)
  17. Classic equestrian act in which the participants ride standing in various attitudes on a galoping horse, perform various jumps while on the horse, and from the ground to the horse, and perform classic horse-vaulting exercises.
  18. Originally a circus rider dressed in jockey's costume; his performed initially a certain number of tricks and their sequence was fixed too.
  19. (a disk) - To "jockey" a disk means to slide the disk around in the starting area before you shoot it to be sure there is no sand or other substance on the bottom of the disk which might cause the disk to slide unevenly.                                   Top
  20. A person who rides a horse during a race.
  21. A call for defenders to position themselves in a defensive position against an attacker so the attackers progress is slowed, but so that the defender is not beaten. This process allows other defenders to recover.
  22. Any terms related to the description of a jockey’s movement and action.
  23. action to play for time when an opposing ball carrier is near the goal in order to allow teammates to assist with the tackle.
  24. a small person who specializes in riding racehorses; jockeys are paid to ride and earn a percentage of the purse if their mount wins
  25. The leather flaps on the side of a saddle.