[ jok-strap ]
/ ˈdʒɒkˌstræp /
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an elasticized belt, a men's undergarment, with a pouch for supporting and protecting the genitals, worn especially while participating in athletics.
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Also called athletic supporter .
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Example sentences from the Web for jockstrap
There was a man in a jockstrap with a fingerlike thing hanging down from his crotch.
He was wearing a blue rubber jockstrap, a leather harness, a collar, boots, and a Red Sox baseball cap.
British Dictionary definitions for jockstrap
/ (ˈdʒɒkˌstræp) /
an elasticated belt with a pouch worn by men, esp athletes, to support the genitalsAlso called: athletic support
Word Origin for jockstrap
C20: from slang jock penis + strap
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