Definition of Jockeyish

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jockeyish

jock strap
jock straps
jocked
jockette
jockettes
jockey
jockey cap
jockey club
jockey for position
jockey strap
jockey straps
jockeyed
jockeyed for position
jockeying
jockeying for position
jockeyish (current term)
jockeyism
jockeys
jockeys for position
jockeyship
jockeyships
jocking
jockish
jocklike
jockney
jockneys
jocko
jockocracies
jockocracy
jockos

Literary usage of Jockeyish

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1. The Metropolitan (1838)
"and Scotchmen shrewd; and Saxons dull: the first of Portia's suitors priding himself on his jockeyish talents; the second on his reflective; ..."

2. Letters from and to Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, William Kirkpatrick Riland Bedford (1888)
"He is looking ill, but seems to be as noisy and jockeyish as ever. My beautiful watch which you gave me has never gone right since I left ..."

3. The French Metropolis: Paris; as Seen During the Spare Hours of a Medical by Augustus Kinsley Gardner (1850)
"As a man he is said to be very rough and jockeyish, and as a public character, in which light only have I seen him, he is evidently a person of extremely ..."

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