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bench jockey

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noun Chiefly Baseball.
  1. a vociferous player, coach, or manager who makes a specialty of baiting or harassing the umpires or opposing players, usually from the bench.
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Origin of bench jockey

First recorded in 1935–40
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Related Words

backup, bench, jack-of-all-trades, replacement, secondary, sub, substitute, benchwarmer, succedaneum