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 Meanings and Examples of JOCKEY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
jockey
 v.  defeat someone through trickery or deceit
 v.  ride a racehorse as a professional jockey
Classic Sentence:
1  After him rode a little man in the dress of a jockey.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 17
2  Today he was celebrating the success of his jockey.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 31
3  He has served the Colonel for five years as jockey and for seven as trainer, and has always shown himself to be a zealous and honest servant.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
4  Sometimes it is a pulling jockey.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
5  A little light hussar in tight riding breeches rode off at a gallop, crouched up like a cat on the saddle, in imitation of English jockeys.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 24
6  Various spectators, intending to purchase, or not intending, examining, and commenting on their various points and faces with the same freedom that a set of jockeys discuss the merits of a horse.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
7  Scarlett had an uncertain feeling that he had jockeyed her into this position.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
Example Sentence:
1  In the King George, his jockey feels, horse and rider proved they belong on this exalted stage.
2  The refractory horse was eliminated from the race when he refused to obey the jockey.
3  The politicians jockeyed about in order to establish relative power within the party.