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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
Example sentences from the Web for jock
Cheerleaders fall in love with freaks, jocks aspire to be indie musicians, and relationships are in a constant state of flux.In Praise of ‘Awkward’: OMFG MTV, Like, Really Gets High School|Amy Zimmerman|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the changing room, I overhear two jocks discussing the crisis.Slouching Towards Maidan: An American Hair-Trader Reflects On Ukraine’s Protests|Vijai Maheshwari|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Traditionally worn by sixth-graders and jocks and those who lounge aggressively, the draw-stringed trouser is defiantly apathetic.NBA Players Are Wearing Sweatpants Again, but Now They Cost $550|Sujay Kumar|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That crazy expensive study hall is also known derisively as the “glass box for dumb jocks.”
Jocks talk trash in the locker room, they call each other maricon.Blue Jays Suspend Yunel Escobar for Gay Slur, But That’s Not the Real Issue|Jay Michaelson|September 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At table I was exceedingly funny, and entertained the company with tales of geese and bubbly-jocks.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
They had apparently mistaken the Jocks for some species of native troops.
Only two Jocks had got out and kept their Hogmanay elsewhere and quite elsehow—a creditably small proportion out of forty men.Non-combatants and Others|Rose Macaulay
The Jocks had not been christened in those dead days; that was their luck; that was the difference.Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front|E. W. Hornung
One of the Jocks was asked how he had dealt with these dug-outs.