Jockey

Definition of Jockey

Jock´ey
n.1.
1.A professional rider of horses in races.
2.A dealer in horses; a horse trader.
3.A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
v. t.1." To jostle by riding against one."
[imp. & p. p. Jockeyed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jockeying.]
2.To play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to impose upon in trade; as, to jockey a customer.
3.To maneuver; to move in an intricate manner so as to avoid obstacles; as, to jockey a large cabinet up a winding staircase.
v. i.1.To play or act the jockey; to cheat.
2.To maneuver oneself aggressivley or skillfully so as to achieve an advantage; as, he jockeyed himself into position to be noticed.

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