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Definition of jockey verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] jockey (with somebody) (for something) jockey (with somebody) (to do something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jockey
he / she / it jockeys
past simple jockeyed
-ing form jockeying
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to try all possible ways of gaining an advantage over other people The runners jockeyed for position at the start. The bands are constantly jockeying with each other for the number one spot.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: jockey