Jockey vs Jocular - What's the difference?
As a noun jockey
is jockey (one who rides racehorses competitively).
As an adjective jocular is
(formal) humorous]], amusing or [[joke|joking.
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.
(formal) Humorous]], amusing or [[joke, joking.
- He was in a jocular mood all day.
* 1865 , , chapter IV:
- All we had was a short and jocular conversation.
* 1896 , , chapter 15:
- From the tone of the speaker, the last words might be understood to be jocular .
* 1910 , :
- Sometimes he would notice it, pat it, call it half-mocking, half-jocular names, and so make it caper with extraordinary delight.
- Then papa began to get very tired of Jones, and fidgeted and finally said, with jocular irony, that Jones had better stay all night, they could give him a shake-down.
* (humorous) dismissive, jokey, unemotional, silly; see also
* (humorous) heartfelt, serious, sincere