Jockey vs Cavalier - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between jockey and cavalier
is that jockey
is jockey (one who rides racehorses competitively) while cavalier
is a military man serving on horse.
As an adjective cavalier is
not caring enough about something important.
One who rides racehorses competitively.
That part of a variable resistor or potentiometer that rides over the resistance wire
An operator of some machinery or apparatus.
(dated) A dealer in horses; a horse trader.
(dated) A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
(UK, crime, slang) A prostitute's client.
(Ireland, crime, slang) A rapist.
* disc jockey
To ride (a horse) in a race.
To maneuver (something) by skill for one's advantage.
To cheat or trick.
Not caring enough about something important.
* 2003 , Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything'', ''Black Swan , pg.46:
- The very dignified officials were confused by his cavalier manner.
Supercilious; haughty; disdainful; curt; brusque.
Of or pertaining to the party of King Charles I.
- Far from marking the outer edge of the solar system, as those school-room maps so cavalierly imply, Pluto is barely one-fifty-thousandth of the way.
A military man serving on horse.
A sprightly, military man; hence, a gallant.
One of the court party in the time of King Charles I, as contrasted with a Roundhead or an adherent of Parliament.
A work of more than ordinary height, rising from the level ground of a bastion, etc., and overlooking surrounding parts.
A well mannered man; a gentleman.