Equestrian vs Jockey - What's the difference?

equestrian | jockey |


As nouns the difference between equestrian and jockey

is that equestrian is an equestrian person; a horserider while jockey is jockey (one who rides racehorses competitively).

As an adjective equestrian

is of horseback riding or horseback riders.

equestrian

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of horseback riding or horseback riders
  • They were an equestrian people.
    After his death an equestrian statue was created.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • an equestrian person; a horserider
  • Hyponyms

    * equestrienne

    Derived terms

    * equestrianism

    jockey

    English

    (wikipedia jockey)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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.
  • (Macaulay)
  • (dated) A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
  • (UK, crime, slang) A prostitute's client.
  • (Ireland, crime, slang) A rapist.
  • Synonyms

    * (sense, prostitute's client) see

    Derived terms

    * disc jockey * jock

    References

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    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To ride (a horse) in a race.
  • To maneuver (something) by skill for one's advantage.
  • To cheat or trick.