jockeyed

We have found lemma(root) word of jockeyed : jockey.

Definitions


[ˈdʒɒki], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a person who rides in horse races, especially as a profession
(e.g: a former champion jockey)


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Origin:
late 16th century: diminutive of Jock. Originally the name for an ordinary man, lad, or underling, the word came to mean ‘mounted courier’, hence the current sense (late 17th century). Another early use ‘horse-dealer’ (long a byword for dishonesty) probably gave rise to the verb sense ‘manipulate’, whereas the main verb sense probably relates to the behaviour of jockeys manoeuvring for an advantageous position during a race


[ˈdʒɒki], (Verb)

Definitions:
- struggle by every available means to gain or achieve something
(e.g: both men will be jockeying for the two top jobs)


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