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English noun: jockey

1. jockey (person) someone employed to ride horses in horse races

Broader (hypernym)equestrian, horseback rider, horseman

2. jockey (person) an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus

SamplesHe's a truck jockey.
A computer jockey.
A disc jockey.

Broader (hypernym)manipulator, operator

English verb: jockey

1. jockey (competition) defeat someone through trickery or deceit

Synonymscheat, chicane, chouse, screw, shaft

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

2. jockey (competition) compete (for an advantage or a position)

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, operate

3. jockey (competition) ride a racehorse as a professional jockey

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)horse-race

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