Red states are jockeying for greater influence on the GOP race this year by moving up their primary dates.
Now House Republicans are “jockeying” to get on the proposed Benghazi committee.
Once again, states are jockeying to have the earliest primaries possible so as to increase their power in the process.
And everyone is jockeying to be the next speaker of the House behind Boehner.
Apart from jockeying to join the best country club in town, Johnson seemed to have no interest in or knowledge of Washington.
He was probably a blank, jockeying an elevator is about the top job for a non-psi these days.
Jack Hamlin was here, and was jockeying to stop him, and interfered.
So let Florine do this bit of jockeying; tell her to put the screw on her druggist.
Coping, like jockeying, is suggestive of all kinds of trickery.
We must swallow it and the reputation of 'jockeying' with the Wheat Trust, too.
1520s, "boy, fellow," originally a Scottish proper name, variant of Jack. The meaning "person who rides horses in races" first attested 1660s.
1708, "trick, outwit, gain advantage," from jockey (n.) perhaps from its former additional sense of "horse trader" (1680s). Meaning "to ride a horse in a race" is from 1767. Related: Jockeyed; jockeying.