Origin of jock1
Definition for jock (2 of 3)
Origin of jock2
Definition for jock (3 of 3)
- 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