1. the genitals, both male and female; also in fig. use [the word vanished from the mainstream but remains in US black in the late 20C+].
|Canting Academy, or the Pedlar’s-French Dict. 117: A Man’s Privities Jocum.|
|New Dict. Cant (1795) n.p.: jock private parts of a man or woman.|
|‘The Standing Jok-E!’ in Black Joke 23: There’s nothing like a jok-e, / Or a long Tongo.|
|‘The Brave Old Jock’ in Rambler’s Flash Songster 13: A song to the jock, the brave old jock, / Who has stood so stiff and strong.|
|‘Billy Taylor’s Three Square’ in Gentleman’s Spicey Songster 12: Now like Macheath, with all his doxes, / He strutted like a dunghill cock! / But knew not which to serve the first, / With his most tremendous jock.|
|‘The Steam Jock!’ in Nobby Songster 35: He had such a wonderful jock d’ye see, / There was not such another game cock to be found.|
|‘The Brave Old Jock’ Rambler’s Flash Songster 13: A song to the jock, the brave old jock, / Who has stood so stiff and strong, / Here’s health and renown, to his crimson crown, / And his stump so stout and long. / He’s out on the town, when the sun goes down, / In every corner dark.|
|‘Said A Quim To A Jock’ in Rambler’s Flash Songster 47: Now this quim was a maid, / And the jock was a blade, [,...] He hung his head down, / And very soon owned himself beaten, / Said the quim, you vain fool, / Thrice your courage I cool, / I twenty such jocks could have eaten.|
|‘The Origin of Species’ in Pearl 1 July 169: They gazed on their privates with mutual delight, / And she soon found a hole to put jock out of sight.|
|My Secret Life (1966) I 172: Our conversation used to begin by my saying, ‘How’s your duff?’ ‘Oh, nicely, thank you; how is your jock?’.|
|Confessions of Nemesis Hunt II 4: They wanted to laugh and [...] to see lots of pretty girls, and feel their jocks stiffen [...] cunt, and lots of it, is what the greater part of this blessed nation wants.|
|Lustful Memoirs of a Young and Passionated Girl 20: My goodness! his jock was as big 3 or 4 like Abner’s.|
|(con. 1880–1924) Anecdota erótica 18: Man invited to join the Jock Club. ‘I’m going to be President of this Club, cause mine is 13 inches long.’.|
|‘Claudette Coalbin in “Bigger Yet”’ [comic strip] Sweet shit – what a jock!!|
|in Limerick (1953) 34: An old man at the Folies Bergère / Had a jock, a most wondrous affair.|
|Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) 51: I’ll be beating the bushes with snow to my jock.|
|‘New Rap Language’ [lyrics] Girls on my jock and all on lock.|
|in Ozark Folksongs and Folklore (1992) II 612: Did you ever see a nigger with a foot-long jock?|
|‘Cramping My Style’ [lyrics] Cause, I ain’t about havin nobody feenin on my jock!|
|Hip-Hop Connection Dec. 45: Jock means crotch, so if someone is on your ‘jock’ [...] they’re on your crotch.|
|‘Drips’ [lyrics] The womb beater, clean pussy eater, insertin’ my jock in that spot hotter than the hottest block.|
2. as a garment.
(a) an athletic support or ‘jock strap’.
|in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dict. (1998).|
|Entry E (1961) 27: If one brandy’s gonna cut down your efficiency, you might as well hang up the jock.|
|in Erotic Muse (1992) 270: My grandfather’s cock was too large for his jock, / So it hung ninety years on the floor.|
|Semi-Tough 6: Anybody who carries a football in his general direction. He tears their jock off.|
|In La-La Land We Trust (1999) 67: Follow them two and find out where they hang their jocks and where they earn their bread.|
(b) (Aus./Irish/US, also jockettes) in pl., underwear, usu. men’s.
|Pimp 124: I felt like a bum in my white cotton ‘jocks’.|
|Skeletons 91: I [...] slipped into clean jocks.|
|G’DAY 7: Shane and his friend Macka are going to the disco. They put on their best strides and a new pair of jocks.|
|Human Torpedo 17: Someone got his jeans down and someone else got his jocks. [Ibid.] 119: That Brinkley kid set fire to his jockettes doing blue flames.|
|Official and Doubtful 54: They had the polis changing their jocks twice a day.|
|The Joy (2015) [ebook] [I] slip me hand down the back of me trousers and into me jocks and then sit back.|
|Something Fishy (2006) 132: He was naked except for a pair of mustard-coloured jockettes.|
|Luck in the Greater West (2008) 112: He undid his jeans and pulled his jocks down.|
|Crime Factory: Hard Labour [ebook] The little fella came out in his fucken jocks.‘No Through Road’ in|
|me-stepmums-too-fuckin-hot-mate at www.fakku.net [Internet] ’magine if she came home an’ caught me havin’ a flog to her jocks.|
3. (US campus and sporting, also jocko, jockette, jockstrap) a sportsman, esp. an assiduously keen one; also attrib.
|Dict. Service Sl. n.p.: Jock strap Marine ... athlete.|
|Dly Princetonian 24 Sept. n.p.: Sophomore Jocks -- Interested in Lake Carnegie Tug o’ War… sign up at 102 Holder.|
|Harvard Crimson 22 Mar. [Internet] Despite its current appellation as the ‘Jock’ House, Winthrop remains one of the most versatile yet homogeneous houses at Harvard.|
|Where the Boys Are 153: A jock is a college athlete, not a fencer or golfer or anything amateur.|
|Great Santini (1977) 321: Poor dumb jock of a brother. Your brain has begun to rot since basketball season started.|
|Campus Sl. Spring 3: jock – an athlete. jockette – a female athlete.|
|Bonfire of the Vanities 102: Caughey was also a jock, but more the Triathlon type, with a narrow face and a long chin.|
|Rivethead (1992) 18: An alternative to the sex-starved jockos and wily potheads and piranha greasers.|
|Teenage Wasteland 112: I ask about the jocks. ‘I know they rule the school because of the teams, but are they smart?’.|
|PS, I Scored the Bridesmaids 159: Come on, drop that rugby jock façade for an hour.|
|in Metro (London) 13 Apr. 23: Charges against three white US college ‘jocks’ accused of sexually assaulting a black stripper have been dropped.|
|(con. 1954) Tomato Can Comeback [ebook] Sporting news wasn’t the same, which was why I covered the jockstraps.|
|Killing Time in Las Vegas [ebook] He and his Jock buddies used to ride me, bitch-slapping me and calling me Hom’-Boy.‘Killing Time in Las Vegas’ in|
4. (US campus) a politically conservative, white, middle-class young man.
|N.Y. Times 12 May 4:13: Some students and faculty members [...] smear all anti-strike students with the blanket label of ‘jocks’.|
|Indep. Rev. 2 July 12: That tranche of alienated youngsters [...] will – ironically – see the jocks and prom queens triumph over them.|
5. (US campus) as ext. of sense 3, a devoted and diligent student, e.g. math jock, computer jock.
|CUSS 145: Jock [...] A person who does well academically.et al.|
|Powder 285: Some overheated company jock would come running in with spectacular good news.|
|Times (London) 12 Apr. 2/7: An American ‘shock-jock’, has been suspended from his show on CBS Radio [...] after calling members of the Rutgers women’s basketball team ‘nappy-headed hos’.|
6. (US) a stupid, unimaginative person, a nerd.
|Cogan’s Trade (1975) 54: Construction jocks, that’s all there is [...] three or four of them, sitting in their cars.|
|Observer Mag. 13 June 59: The jock [...] reported for swerving dangerously and littering on a motorway.|
|Graffiti Subculture xi: Jock: A sycophant or wannabe.|
7. see jocker n.1 (3)
sporty, ostentatiously ‘masculine’.
|OG Dad 53: Dr Tiny’s partners, who, while doubtless great guys, have all the jocky, golden boy swagger of Texas high school quarterbacks.|
(US campus) a student who majors in physical education.
|AS XLII:4 229: jock major, n.phr. Any male student majoring in physical education.‘Terms Used in a Men’s Dormitory’ in|
(US) the penis.
|Diaries (1982) 377: Each had to do a stunt and he who failed had to produce his jock-peice [sic].in Riggio|
(US) a fungal infection of the genital area, common amongst atghletes and stimulated by steam rooms, e.g. gymns, laundries.
|Meanwhile, Back at the Front (1962) 271: ‘Stop squirming, sergeant.’ ‘I’ve hot jock itch, colonel.’.|
|Undergrowth of Lit. (1969) 75: Medical tips on getting rid of ‘jock itch, simple ringworm and crabs’.|
|(con. 1970) 13th Valley (1983) 419: I, ah, got some cuts en some jock rot.|
|Secrets of Harry Bright (1986) 115: Chapped lips. Jock rot to the knees.|
|Mad mag. July 46: Messing around with a porno queen. He could get every disease in the book! Except jock itch!|
|Truth 227: ‘Talcum powder,’ he said. ‘Men?’ ‘Jock itch,’ said Birkerts.|
|(con. 1973) Johnny Porno 116: I have a rash [...] It’s a bad jock itch and it’ll spread if I’m not careful.|
|(con. 1973) Johnny Porno 265: ‘You shaved yourself?’ Holly asked. ‘Had to,’ he said. ‘Jock rash’.|
(US) a (presumably male) sports groupie who likes to hang around sports stars.
|(con. 1960s)Out of Their League 87: The players called guys like this ‘jock-sniffers.’ They were wealthy Syracusians who would contribute to the under-the-table fund for the privilege of rubbing shoulders with big-name football players [HDAS].|
|USA Today 12 Sept. 2A: His attorney calls him ‘a pitiful little jock-sniffer’ who enjoyed fraternizing with baseball stars [HDAS].|
|inTale Maker 14: I once saw a jock-sniffer pay one hundred dollars once for a ride on the team bus.|
|Gym Rat 134: He was, as they say, a jock sniffer. But a rich one!|
1. (US) a stupid, insignificant fellow.
|World Anthol. 14: I get stuck with shithead Bobby Bellum, a real jockstrap.|
|Queens’ Vernacular 118: jock-strap [...] 2. a slow witted person; a dumbbell.|
|Campus Sl. Nov. 5: jockitch – Also jockstrap, superjock.|
2. see sense 3 above.
1. the pubic hair.
|Coll. Ballads and Songs (1975) I 167: Wi her black Jock and her belley so white.|
2. (also brown jock, grey jock) the vagina.
|Sl. and Its Analogues.|
to have sexual intercourse.
|Sl. and Its Analogues.|
to retire, to give up.
|Campus Sl. Spring 3: hang up his jock – give up: He’s missed fifteen classes and failed all the tests [...] He might as well hang up his jock.|
|Interview at ConcreteField.com [Internet] When the doctor told me I had to hang up my jock, I told him, ‘Forget it man, you think the Boz hangs up his jock for some moron with a bunch of fancy diplomas?’.|
(US) to overcome completely.
|(con. WWII)Damned Wear Wings 104: ‘He beat my jock off,’ stated Mike Sawyer quietly. ‘I never took any beating like that — before or since.’.|
|(con. 1950s) Unit Pride (1981) 41: Shut your goddamn face before I knock your jock right off.|
|‘Football Wives, Football Widows’ Mike At Night at Sodbuster.com [Internet] It is a pure adrenaline rush when your guy hits the other guy so hard it knocks his jock off. It returns us to our core.|
(US) to be fooled.
|Current Sl. I & II 59: Lose [...] jock, v. to be fooled – normally used in sports.|
(US) pursuing, esp. of a woman sexually harassing a man.
|‘Cracked Out’ [lyrics] If you had it, every addict would be on your jock.|
|Hip-Hop Connection Dec. 45: Jock means crotch, so if someone is on your ‘jock’ [...] they’re on your crotch [...] It’s a metaphor, meaning that someone is bothering you because of your status, biting your style, and generally hang off you.|
|Teen Lingo: The Source for Youth Ministry [Internet] on his/her/my/your jock obsessed with a guy or girl ‘Billy, why them hoochies on your jock?’.|
(Aus.) dismissive phr. indicating a lack of sympathy with a complaining speaker.
|Urban. Dict. 23 Aug. [Internet] suffer in your jocks An Australian expression wishing misfortune on the recipient, similar to ‘eat shit and die’.|
|Good Girl Stripped Bare 8: This is a Queensland expression, used in such circumstances. It’s up there with ‘suffer in your jocks’.|