Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A supporting undergarment for the external genitals worn by men engaging in vigorous athletic sports or strenuous exercise; called also athletic supporter and jock.

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  • noun An athletic supporter worn by men to support the genitals during strenuous exercise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[jock, male genitals (of unknown origin) + strap.]

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jock +‎ strap from the earlier forms bike jockey strap and jockey strap.

Examples

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  • Hamp was in charge of everything, including the helmets, and in those days everyone wore a single chinstrap, except Don Maynard, now in the NFL Hall of Fame, who wore no chinstrap at all, but insisted on picking out his own jockstrap every day.

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  • Hamp was in charge of everything, including the helmets, and in those days everyone wore a single chinstrap, except Don Maynard, now in the NFL Hall of Fame, who wore no chinstrap at all, but insisted on picking out his own jockstrap every day.

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  • Hamp was in charge of everything, including the helmets, and in those days everyone wore a single chinstrap, except Don Maynard, now in the NFL Hall of Fame, who wore no chinstrap at all, but insisted on picking out his own jockstrap every day.

    Michael Conniff: Con Games: Football Playing Head Games

  • Hamp was in charge of everything, including the helmets, and in those days everyone wore a single chinstrap, except Don Maynard, now in the NFL Hall of Fame, who wore no chinstrap at all, but insisted on picking out his own jockstrap every day.

    Michael Conniff: Con Games: Football Playing Head Games

  • Hamp was in charge of everything, including the helmets, and in those days everyone wore a single chinstrap, except Don Maynard, now in the NFL Hall of Fame, who wore no chinstrap at all, but insisted on picking out his own jockstrap every day.

    Michael Conniff: Con Games: Football Playing Head Games

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