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jockey

1. noun SPOR2. noun machine operator3. verb try to gain advantage4. verb in crowd5. verb manipulate sb/sth skilfully 1 noun SPORmarcach masc1  c m ujacaí masc4  c m u 2 noun informal machine operatoroibritheoir masc3 3 verb try to gain advantage INTRANSITIVEa number of candidates are jockeying for position tá roinnt iarrthóirí ag iarraidh iad féin a chur chun tosaigh 4 verb in crowd INTRANSITIVEthey jockeyed for the best seats bhí siad á fhéachaint le chéile chun na suíocháin is fearr a fháil 5 verb manipulate sb/sth skilfully TRANSITIVEto jockey sb into doing sth rud a chur faoi deara do dhuine, tabhairt ar dhuine rud a dhéanamhshe jockeyed the car into the middle lane bhog sí an carr go néata isteach sa lána láir