Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun jockey

2 senses of jockey

Sense 1
jockey -- (someone employed to ride horses in horse races)
       => horseman, equestrian, horseback rider -- (a man skilled in equitation)

Sense 2
jockey -- (an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus; "he's a truck jockey"; "a computer jockey"; "a disc jockey")
       => operator, manipulator -- (an agent that operates some apparatus or machine; "the operator of the switchboard")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb jockey

3 senses of jockey

Sense 1
cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey -- (defeat someone through trickery or deceit)
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game")

Sense 2
jockey -- (compete (for an advantage or a position))
       => manoeuver, maneuver, manoeuvre, operate -- (perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense)

Sense 3
jockey -- (ride a racehorse as a professional jockey)
       => horse-race -- (compete in a horse race)

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