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A programmer who is characterised by large and somewhat brute-force programs.
When modified by another noun, describes a specialist in some particular computing area. The compounds "compiler jock" and "systems jock" seem to be the best-established examples.
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A slang term for a fighter pilot. The term is possibly derived from “jockey” or “jockstraps,” since those who wear the latter are usually athletic, manly, and rugged.
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