- (British) IPA: /ˈdʒɒki/
jockey (plural jockeys)
- 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.
- (dated) A dealer in horses; a horse trader.
- (dated) A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
- (UK, crime, slang) A prostitute's client.
- (Ireland, crime, slang) A rapist.
- (prostitute's client) see Thesaurus:prostitute's client
jockey (jockeys, present participle jockeying; past and past participle jockeyed)
- To ride (a horse) in a race.
- To jostle by riding against.
- They were jockeying for position toward the end of the race.
- To maneuver (something) by skill for one's advantage.
- To cheat or trick.