Origin of jock1
Definition for jocks (2 of 3)
Origin of jock2
Definition for jocks (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 jocks
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
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
For many days afterwards the Jocks were to be seen walking out smoking large cigars with evident satisfaction.The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918|Frederick William Bewsher
The Jocks that was on our left, shouted Pug, gettin outer the trench into shell-holes.Grapes of wrath|Boyd Cable
Some of the Jocks went as far as an outlying northern suburb of Lens, but few of them ever came back again.From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917|Philip Gibbs
All these Jocks were veterans and very handy with the universal Mills hand-bomb.Fighting the Boche Underground|Harry Davis Trounce
During a lull in the proceedings a fatigue party of "Jocks," each carrying a 40-lb.
British Dictionary definitions for jocks (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for jocks (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for jocks
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.