This page is about the slang term jock
an athlete, sportsman
- Betty's new boyfriend is one of the jocks on the football team.
- In our high school, most of the guys are either jocks or geeks.
Origin: possibly short for "jockstrap" (an athletic support)
This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
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Contributor: Matt Errey