noun[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.
More definitions of jock itchDefinition of jock itch in:
- The US English dictionary