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pump jockey Syllabification: pump jock·ey

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of pump jockey in English:


A service station attendant.
Example sentences
  • Not every one who started as a petrol pump jockey rises to head one of the largest conglomerates this country has seen, or starts off as a lowly clerk to climb to head the Petroleum Ministry.
  • If you know of a gas station in Arvada, Colorado that needs a full-service pump jockey, let me know.
  • Maybe it's time for gas stations to ditch the pump jockey and hire grief counselors instead.
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