Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of jockey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or management of one who jockeys; trickery.

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Examples

  • As a result, America is now witnessing an unprecedented fight for marginalized status, or what we term "jockeying for stigma."

    Sam Sommers: When Whites Feel Marginalized

  • And Democrats and Republicans seem more interested in jockeying for position than in acting swiftly to give the economy a boost — whether to extend Bush tax cuts or embrace Mr. Obama's Republican-sounding business tax breaks or declare a broad payroll tax holiday or spend more on roads, rails and runways.

    U.S. economy needs tonic, not talk

  • While the 2012 election may seem far in the future, early jockeying is already underway, and the conference is considered the first real cattle call for possible Republican White House hopefuls.

    Jindal: I won't run for president

  • Edwards needs to get over himself; his political jockeying is pathetic.

    Edwards: Tough for Clinton to 'make the math work'

  • I think you're right that this is just short-term jockeying by the Clinton folks to win a news cycle and push the South Carolina results off the board.

    Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Camp Hillary: Floridians Will Be Heard!

  • The more interesting discussions are happening behind the scenes, because this year's people's congress is the unofficial start of midterm jockeying for the 2012 Communist Party Congress where the next generation of leaders will take the reins from Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao.

    The Seattle Times

  • While the 57-year-old Hasselhoff made his name jockeying a talking car, jogging shirtless on the beach and assessing future lounge acts, his new show aims to portray him as a devoted single dad to 19-year-old

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

  • And yes, it’s about the hardware, but that’s changing too - today’s jockeying is about being in the right place when the speeds and the hardware arrive.

    Can Apple Jump-Start Internet Movie Rentals? - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • What is the inference from this but that the winning of races is no absolute proof of the superiority of the horse -- for whose improvement racing is said to be encouraged; but rather the result of a secret combination of expedients or arrangements -- in a word, jockeying, that is, cheating, tricking.

    The Gaming Table : Its Votaries and Victims : Vol. 2

  • Mitt Romney also waded into the dispute and called the jockeying at the United Nations this week "an unmitigated disaster."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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