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bench jockey

noun, Chiefly Baseball.
1.
a vociferous player, coach, or manager who makes a specialty of baiting or harassing the umpires or opposing players, usually from the bench.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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bench jockey

noun

A person who mainly sits on the sidelines and offers advice: The bench jockeys were annoying


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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