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synonyms for jock

  • competitor
  • player
  • letterman/woman
  • letterperson
  • sportsman/woman
  • sportsperson
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How to use jock in a sentence

Jacobins are “like the show-off jocks of the hummingbird world,” he says.
ANALYZE THIS: SOME FEMALE HUMMINGBIRDS GO UNDERCOVERCAROLYN WILKEOCTOBER 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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.
INSPIRATION4 MAKES SPACE HISTORY WITH FIRST-EVER ALL-CIVILIAN ORBITAL LAUNCHJEFFREY KLUGERSEPTEMBER 16, 2021TIME
I feel like in terms of their personality among hummingbirds, they’re just kind of like these jocks.
THESE FEMALE HUMMINGBIRDS DON FLASHY MALE FEATHERS TO AVOID UNWANTED HARASSMENTGRACE WADEAUGUST 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Personality-wise, they’re “like the show-off jocks of the hummingbird world.”
FEMALE HUMMINGBIRDS MAY SPORT FLASHY FEATHERS TO AVOID BEING HARASSEDCAROLYN WILKEAUGUST 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
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!”
WHAT DO MOUNTAIN BIKERS OWE HIKERS?SUNDOGJUNE 15, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
"Doubtless you are very well off, Mr. Jock," Pauline continued, and this time the sneer in her voice was hardly veiled.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
And then, speaking rather suddenly, "You seem to have a very good memory, Mr. Jock Jacques."
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
I'm no gaun to hurt you; but I'm gaun to tak' Black Jock oot o' your clutches as shair as daith.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Black Jock saw Mag Robertson's eyes staring at him, as he hurried over the moor.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
By and by a village worthy came in, and he was at once hailed by Black Jock, and invited to have a glass.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
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WORDS RELATED TO JOCK

  • amateur
  • animal
  • challenger
  • competitor
  • contender
  • contestant
  • games player
  • gorilla
  • iron person
  • jock
  • jockey
  • muscle person
  • player
  • professional
  • shoulders
  • sport
  • sportsperson
  • superjock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.