There are 2 translations of jockey in Spanish:

jockey1

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɑːki; ˈdʒɒki/

n (pl jockeys)

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of jockey in Spanish:

jockey2

vi

  • to jockey for sth they are all jockeying for the post están todos compitiendo por or disputándose el puesto with her retirement coming up, many editors are jockeying for position al acercarse su jubilación, muchos redactores están tratando de colocarse or (AmL tb) de ubicarse
    More example sentences
    • We hear endlessly this talk of a power struggle, different factions jockeying for position.
    • Hands in pockets, they stand around jostling, jockeying for place, small fights breaking out and calming.
    • Over 170,000 have voted since the poll began on Sunday 20 October and competition is intense with the ten contenders jockeying for position.

vt

  • to jockey sb into/out of sth we jockeyed them into a position where they had to accept los acorralamos de tal forma que tuvieron que aceptar he was jockeyed out of the chairmanship lograron quitarle la presidencia a base de maniobras
    More example sentences
    • He's diminutive enough to jockey a horse, but he's tough enough to wear down a defense.
    • It is a competition where the elite use personal connections to jockey their cronies into key positions and thus win power and influence.
    • It went down like this: In mid-January Darren was jockeying the phones at Atlantic Records on a weeklong temp assignment.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.