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Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of jump jockey in English:


A jockey who rides in steeplechases.
Example sentences
  • They risk serious injury in every race - it has been calculated that on average a jump jockey will suffer a fall once every 10 rides.
  • I have enjoyed a fantastic career as a jump jockey and I never wanted this day to come.
  • But although numerically he is the greatest jump jockey ever, he lacks the recognition he deserves.
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