(noun, verb)


1. a person trained to compete in sports

Similar word(s): athlete

Definition categories: person, contestant

2. a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise

Similar word(s): jockstrap, supporter, suspensor

Definition categories: man–made

Sentences with jock as a noun:

- usage note: Usually the noun is part of a noun phrase explicitly denoting the particular speciality, such as a "compiler jock" or a "systems jock". Usage of the word alone with this meaning is rare.


1. (slang) to masturbate

2. (slang) to humiliate

3. (slang) to steal