Share this entry

jockey
British English: /ˈdʒɒki/
American English: /ˈdʒɑki/

Translation of jockey in French:

noun

transitive verb

  • to jockey somebody into doing something
    amener quelqu'un à faire quelque chose

intransitive verb

  • to jockey for position
    [literal] (runners, riders)
    lutter pour la première place
    [figurative]
    jouer des coudes
    the managers were jockeying for the post
    les dirigeants jouaient des coudes pour obtenir le poste
    politicians jockeying for power
    des politiciens engagés dans la lutte pour le pouvoir

Definition of jockey in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: