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noun as in athlete


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Jacobins are “like the show-off jocks of the hummingbird world,” he says.

Much of the chatter surrounding the mission has involved the slow commercialization and, more aspirationally, democratization of space—an opening of the celestial door to more than just test pilots, rocket jocks and PhDs.

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I feel like in terms of their personality among hummingbirds, they’re just kind of like these jocks.

Personality-wise, they’re “like the show-off jocks of the hummingbird world.”

Similarly, the hiker’s deeper needs include a trail devoid of bikers and to grieve the loss of their once secluded nook that’s now overrun by panting jocks blurting, “Six of us!”

In fact, Austin native McKenzie grew up a jock, and even played middle school football with Drew Brees.

Only one of the five words makes sense—who is Jock Tamson and what are bairns?

We are left with stalwart genres (action, rom com) and classic roles (prude, seductress, jock, backstory-less best friend).

“I was always the misfit jock who was with people painting on walls,” he says.

A jock, a neck injury cut short a possible career in wrestling.

"Doubtless you are very well off, Mr. Jock," Pauline continued, and this time the sneer in her voice was hardly veiled.

And then, speaking rather suddenly, "You seem to have a very good memory, Mr. Jock Jacques."

I'm no gaun to hurt you; but I'm gaun to tak' Black Jock oot o' your clutches as shair as daith.

Black Jock saw Mag Robertson's eyes staring at him, as he hurried over the moor.

By and by a village worthy came in, and he was at once hailed by Black Jock, and invited to have a glass.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jock, such as: competitor, player, letterman/woman, letterperson, sportsman/woman, and sportsperson.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.