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Definition of jock itch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jock itch

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
(North American English, informal)
 
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an infectious skin disease that affects the groin The fungi that cause jock itch thrive in warm, moist places. Word Origin 1970s: jock from jockstrap.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jock itch