- jocasta complex,
- jock itch,
- jock scot,
- jockey box,
- jockey cap
Origin of jock1
Origin of jock2
- a nickname for John.
- an innocent lad; country boy.
- a Scottish soldier or a soldier in a Scottish regiment.
- Usually Offensive. a term used to refer to or address a Scot.
Origin of Jock
Examples from the Web for jock
In fact, Austin native McKenzie grew up a jock, and even played middle school football with Drew Brees.Ben McKenzie’s Journey From Reluctant Teen Idol on ‘The O.C.’ to Sheriff of ‘Gotham’|Marlow Stern|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Only one of the five words makes sense—who is Jock Tamson and what are bairns?Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We are left with stalwart genres (action, rom com) and classic roles (prude, seductress, jock, backstory-less best friend).
A jock, a neck injury cut short a possible career in wrestling.
I imagine that Lady Gaga will suffer this for a while and, like a jock with knee tendonitis, will have good days and bad.What’s Synovitis—and How Sick Will It Make Lady Gaga?|Kent Sepkowitz|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I never gave Jock credit for discretion, but, faith, he seems to have gone with a keen eye to the market for once in his life!Gilian The Dreamer|Neil Munro
But, Jock, hark ye—I do not think there is any necessity for flying when one is on such a commission.The Shepherd's Calendar|James Hogg
Jock did not act as the generous hero of romance would have done, and volunteer to share the flogging.Magnum Bonum|Charlotte M. Yonge
Now the streets will hear it and will use it: it is one of Jock's souvenirs from his campaign.Observations of an Orderly|Ward Muir
"I'm thinking of marrying John Montrose, Jock," she said, with no introduction whatever.Nancy Stair|Elinor Macartney Lane
1952, short for jockstrap "supporter of the male genital organs," which also meant, in slang, "athletic male." Jock with the meaning "an athletic man" is from 1963, American English slang.