Jock·ey n.; pl. Jockeys
1. A professional rider of horses in races.
2. A dealer in horses; a horse trader.
3. A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
Jock·ey, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jockeyed p. pr. & vb. n. Jockeying.]
1. “ To jostle by riding against one.”
2. To play the jockey toward; to cheat; to trick; to impose upon in trade; as, to jockey a customer.
Jock·ey, v. i.
1. To play or act the jockey; to cheat.
n 1: someone employed to ride horses in horse races
2: an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus; "he's a
truck jockey"; "a computer jockey"; "a disc jockey"
v 1: defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
[syn: cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane]
2: compete (for an advantage or a position)
3: ride a race-horse as a professional jockey