An example of a jockey is a person competing in the Triple Crown.
A computer jockey; a desk jockey.
An example of jockey is to push your way to the front of a line.
Jockeyed the car into a tight space.
Jockeying for a promotion.
Origin of jockey
- Diminutive of Scots Jock variant of Jack jack
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition