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[mass noun] North American informal
  • A fungal infection of the groin area.
    More example sentences
    • Ringworm of the groin is called tinea cruris or jock itch.
    • Also called tinea cruris, jock itch is closely related to other skin conditions with similar names.
    • There are several common superficial fungal infections and jock itch is one of them.


1970s: jock from jockstrap.

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