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What does "jock" in a profile mean?

I go to Adam4Adam all the time and see these profiles where the guy says he is a "jock". So does this mean he runs marathons all the time or he just wishes he was a jock? What activities qualify one as being a "jock"? Like does going to the gym 7 days a week for an hour qualify as being a jock even though half of that time you are in the steam room getting blown?

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18809/02/2015

He's a flimsy piece of fabric that wraps around dick.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 306/07/2012

It means he's not that childish epithet.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 506/07/2012

"Jock" is code for "manly on the streets, bottom in the sheets"

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 606/07/2012

[quote]know how to throw a football properly.

There you go picking on Tim Tebow again just because he can't get the football to go where it's supposed to go. He's still learning to be a jock.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 806/07/2012

When someone on a gay site says jock they often mean it differently than the mainstream widespread understanding. So many gay guys claim to be jock, yet they can't tell you which teams are in the NBA Conference finals, or, they haven't shot hoots in years or thrown a football. A lot of gay guys have a very unusual definition of jock.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 906/07/2012

They're saying they're straight acting.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 1006/07/2012

I don't consider myself a jock but I get jock itch from exercising.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 1106/07/2012

[quote]So many gay guys claim to be jock, yet they can't tell you which teams are in the NBA Conference finals, or, they haven't shot hoots in years or thrown a football. A lot of gay guys have a very unusual definition of jock.

There is a lot of truth to that. A lot of gay guys mean the word jock just in the sense that they are athletic and like to work out/be active on a regular basis. Not that complicated really.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 1206/07/2012

Mom always said if you can't be an athlete, than be an athletic supporter.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 1306/07/2012

Jock really is effete with a bit of butch affect.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 1406/07/2012

And a lot of gay dudes mistake the word jock with fit or muscular. Also, most people don't think you're a jock if your only sports activity is lifting weights or running/jogging.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 1506/07/2012

In reality, it doesn't mean anything but will impress the gullible.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 1606/07/2012

Here's a thought for you really fit dudes.

I'm glad you've got a fit, buff, rockin' bod. Really I am.

But there's nothing more boring than hearing about committed you are to your workout. And the details of your workout. And your diet. I don't ever need to hear about how hard you work to look this good.

Imagine a beautiful straight girl who thought it was delightful to regale her dates with details of her makeup, her fashion choices, her change in hairstyle, etc. She'd bore men beyond endurance, no matter how hot she was.

Look great. Enjoy the attention. And shut the fuck up.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 1706/07/2012

R17 kindred spirits

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 1806/07/2012

"Jock" - Somebody who's too good for you, and wouldn't give you the time of day.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 2106/08/2012

Has a fungal infection

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 2306/08/2012

It means a spandex caftan

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 2406/08/2012

It usually means they are very old themselves or are trying to attriact the very old. See also Hot, Stud, Straight Acting,

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 2506/08/2012


by ijustdontknowanymorereply 2606/08/2012

It means someone who wears a ballcap and athletic shoes.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 2706/08/2012

"Jock" means they're athletic enough to put their feet on the ceiling OR the wall the minute you both hit the mattress.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 2806/08/2012

It means the guy listens to "Car Talk" on NPR.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 2906/08/2012

I find it means "I used to be an athlete in school, but I've let my body go." People who still work hard on their bodies describe themselves as "athletic" which means they work out but don't play sports.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 3106/08/2012

It means the same thing it does with straight guys - a lot of wishful thinking about how athletic they are but if anything they just watch sports.

Like most things in life you find that people who feel compelled to state what otherwise would be obvious do so because it usually isn't true.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 3406/08/2012

also, in the US, people associate jock with people who play team sports, such as football, basketball, hockey, and baseball. Therefore, people usually don't think of golfers, swimmers, and tennis players as jocks. However, boxers and wrestlers are considered jocks.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 3606/08/2012

"many dude who work out" = fat queen with a cat named Misty.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 3706/08/2012

[quote]However, boxers and wrestlers are considered jocks.

I consider pro wrestlers to be beefy actors.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 3906/08/2012

R37 Her name is Mama - Mama's Mussy!

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4006/08/2012

Ugh, "straight acting." Hate that term.

When you have a BIG FAT COCK IN YOUR MOUTH/ASS, there is nothing, absolutely nothing, straight about it.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4106/08/2012

I love the guys who want to be 'discrete', 'discreat', or 'discreet'...

Translation: Heavily closeted, and will likely freak out if you try to blow him.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4206/08/2012

Don't forget the "I'm curious" person who then claims he only bottoms. Um, if you're that far along, you're no longer just curious.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4306/08/2012

It is an annoying term R41, but there really isn't a set term for people who aren't noticeably/stereotypically gay so a lot of people still use it.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4406/08/2012

Most of the self-procliamed "jocks" I run across online are fat. And no, the jockstrap pic doesn't fool me into thinking differently.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4506/08/2012

real jocks don't wear jockstraps unless they are in the act of playing sports. and today, most wear compression shorts instead.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4606/08/2012

Does this pic of me holding a football make me look like less of a bottom?

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4706/08/2012

(R6) You are sooooo bad...and I love it!!!!! Right on!!! Their legs go up in the air faster than a 747.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4806/08/2012

It's code for delusional douchebags like R22 and R32 looking for somebody way out of their league.

Thread closed.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 4906/08/2012

It means that he was my HUSBAND!

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 5006/08/2012

Jock means they pride themselves on being able to talk with straight guys using statistics to mask hero worship.

It means they wear their pants low with a gut and love handles lapping over the waistband because they insist on purchasing the same size pants as they did in college. Only now they sit for a living: sit at a desk, sit to drive back and forth to work, and sit in front of the television.

Mostly it means that they will mimic their parents' facial expressions when you act in a less than manly manner.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 5106/08/2012

A jock is a professional athlete.


by ijustdontknowanymorereply 5206/08/2012

It means 20 pounds overweight.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 5306/08/2012

[quote]in the US, people associate jock with people who play team sports, such as football, basketball, hockey, and baseball. Therefore, people usually don't think of golfers, swimmers, and tennis players as jocks. However, boxers and wrestlers are considered jocks

That's right, bithes! I proudly identify as a jock on a4a!

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 5406/08/2012

If you had a full-ride athletic scholarship in college, you are a jock. All these other "jocks" online are just sports fans or fitness buffs. No scholarship, not a jock.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 5506/08/2012

I like that definition, r55.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 5606/09/2012

Except...many of them don't appear to be fitness buffs! At all.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 5706/09/2012

I still remember meeting a guy who said he was a jock, had been an athlete in college and had a "football player build" The picture in his online ad was hot…a beefy, solid guy.

We met and clearly, the photo was at least 10 years old. He was so fat that his shirt didn't cover his belly. I told him point blank "sorry, but you completely misrepresented yourself" and walked away. (He reacted with a string of nasty names, of course.)

Learned my lesson on that one for life.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 5806/09/2012

It's an identity marker in the gay world, but it's as meaningless as "bear".

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 6112/01/2012

Jock usually means a hot guy into sports.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 6212/01/2012

jock = fat guy who doesn't wear women's panties

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 6312/01/2012

[quote]jock = fat guy who doesn't wear women's panties

I think you mean toward straight guys, when they get older and stop taking care of themselves.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 6412/01/2012

Actually when a guy describes himself as bear, he is usually accurate. However, most gay dudes who describe themselves as "jock" would be laughed at in mainstream society if they presented themselves as a jock. You can't be a jock and be into Madonna and Lady Gaga. Just sayin....

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 6512/01/2012

R67's flames can be seen from space.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 6812/01/2012


by ijustdontknowanymorereply 6912/01/2012

R68's ass can be seen from space.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 7012/01/2012

r67, either you are the rare exception or you are not as masculine as you think you are.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 7112/01/2012

[quote]when I tell people I'm gay they think I'm fucking with them and don't believe me

The fantasy is strong with this one.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 7212/01/2012

I've been described as a Jock Strap, because I hang around your cock and balls like the real thing.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 7312/01/2012


by ijustdontknowanymorereply 7612/01/2012

I think it's a butch euphemism for a gay guy who's butt is all stretch-out and stinks. Granted this simply deduction from all the jocks I've dated.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 7712/01/2012

My first thought is: a guy in his 30s-40s, goes to the gym every now and then but not particularly athletic, owns some A&F clothing in which he'll pose for his CL photo, an inevitable baseball cap handy to cover a receding hairline, looking to attract some college varsity jailbait. Is convinced that all the people in his suburban office think he's a straight stud even though everybody knows he's gay.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 7812/01/2012

r74, all gay guys ping. It's not an option, it's standard equipment. But, if it makes you feel better to believe that, go ahead, there's no penalty for fooling yourself.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 7912/01/2012

Real jocks played team sports in high school.

Most gays were not jocks.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 8708/06/2013

Jock is used very, VERY loosely almost to the point of it being laughable. It's almost as bad as the fat asses saying they are "football players".

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 8908/06/2013

Beware of the term " football build" Ask what position? A tight end like Rob Gronkowski? A quarterback like Cam Newton? Wide receiver like Eric Decker?

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 9008/06/2013

It means he presses flowers into Bibles, Rose!!

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 9308/06/2013

Any guy who uses "football build" in one of those ads is FAT.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 9408/07/2013

Yeah, avoid football builds.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 9508/08/2013

It means that his photo will include a baseball cap used to cover an increasingly large bald spot, an Abercrombie T-shirt from circa 2002 which once used to fit but is now hugging those love handles a bit too tightly, and that he's using the vocabulary nobody who is over 23 and is not a complete douchebag would use ("chill", "bro", etc.)

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 9608/08/2013

It means "I am masculine, athletic, mainstream, and popular with the bros."

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 9708/11/2013

Jock fulfills the sexual fantasy. They cater to it. And what it in return.

However, the ones that go around and say they want someone "educated" I feel is to avoid the label of shallow.

Usually, the descriptor "educated" means a lot of things to a lot of people. Just because you have a "degree" in something, it doesn't mean you are highly enlightened or brilliant, and want someone else to be the same. You can get a BA in finger painting of you wanted at the college level or BS in exercise. This is a paid educational system, where you buy a degree. Mostly.

The guys with the muscles and a college degree hold themselves too high in esteem.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 9808/11/2013

R19, could they get the most stereotypical gays on that panel? The blond guy with too much product in his hair and the major gayvoice and gayface, the guy with the lisp and gesticulations, etc.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 9908/11/2013

Jock orginally was a term used for fit guys 18-24. Now you see fat 30 year olds using the term because the clicker got stuck on ESPN and they were too lazy to get off the couch to change the channel manually.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 10008/11/2013

It typically means delusional on a variety of levels.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 10308/12/2013

What R103 and 106 said.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 10708/29/2013

Just be wary if the word "football" is ever in front of the word "jock".

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 10808/29/2013

It means, "I played a middle school or high school sport for one or two years and I then quit.", and "I think I'm hot".

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 10908/29/2013

In online jargon, jock = fat slob who played JV football in high school

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 11108/29/2013

Online jocks are either heavier guys or models. There is no in between with online jocks.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 11509/16/2013

Jock means they're a bit taller than average and own a baseball cap.

Football build means fat.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 12301/25/2014

It is cold for normal masculine, athletic, sportsloving, unclockable, no one would ever suspect they are into dudes because they are one of the bros.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 12402/06/2014

Hip and knee replacement.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 12502/06/2014

And it's supposed to stay cold until next week, R124. Better wear your ballwarmer.

BTW, what's "unclockable"?

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 12602/06/2014

The word 'jock' in a M4M format is meant to imply 'athletic'. The actuality is slightly different though, isn't it ?

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 12702/06/2014

Whenever I get confused by someone's presence at a gay bar, or something he wear, or something he puts in his profile, I have to remind myself, "he wouldn't do it unless it worked."

Don't point the finger at the guy dropping the word "jock" in his profile. He figured out it gets him laid and that's that.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 12902/06/2014

Go masculine or go home

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13004/12/2014


by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13107/17/2014

[quote]You can get a BA in finger painting of you wanted at the college level

Please tell us of you have a BA in English.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13207/17/2014


For gay men, jocks are almost always muscular with low body fat and attractive. A jock can be of any age but are generally thought to be somewhat younger because their athletic abilities. Jocks are usually linked to actively playing sports. Years ago, the term "Jock" used to have a negative connotation in the straight world. For gays, to be called a jock is a compliment. An example of a jock body type would be David Beckham, the English born football (aka soccer) player.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13307/27/2014

A lot of gay guys have special definitions of jock that do not conform to the mainstream definition, and therefore, tend to disappoint people on personals sites who meet them with the mainstream definition of jock. In mainstream society, a jock usually is good at one of the big popular team sports such as football, hockey, basketball, baseball, and soccer. Lacrosse players can also be considered jocks because they play an aggressive team sport. Correspondingly, people expect jocks to be very masculine in the mainstream sense, very Alpha Male. There are also other indicators of Jock status, such as language (bro, dude, brah), clothing (Nike, Under Armour, Adidas, beanie hats, baseball caps), and music (hip hop and rock).

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13407/27/2014

Means a bro or brah

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13507/28/2014

a dudebro

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13609/15/2014

I think "jock" in online world means that the person thinks they are masculine.

I'm shocked at how many people have no idea that how they come across in real life doesn't match the description

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13709/15/2014

real jocks play sports.

Gay "jock" lift weights so you think they play sports.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13809/15/2014

It means they pretend to be butch & have played sports.

However, they're referring to jacks, synchronized swimming & double Dutch rope jumping as sports.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 13909/15/2014

uh "butch?"

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14009/15/2014

it means they're just normal brahs that like the cock, no homo, brah

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14109/15/2014

r141, some of them are legit jocks. I have met some dudes from Craigslist, et al, who are college football players, basketball players, and baseball players.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14209/15/2014

R142, it means there are a lot of delusional twats on CL, claiming they're "masculine" and "jocks" but in reality they are neither.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14309/15/2014


by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14409/23/2014

It's about outfits.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14509/23/2014

I think after a certain age (any age after 25) that a man should not use the word "jock". It's comes across as high schoolish to me.

People use it to send a message that they are fit, and athletic. Or, that they are masculine. The problem is that in many cases they are not. A man should just say that they play sports, or that they're athletic. How ridiculous is it for a fifty year old refer to himself as a jock.

Now, this does not mean that they shouldn't post on, or other sites like that, but grow up! ...we're not in high school.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14609/23/2014

It means masculine bro

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14711/28/2014

I don't associate "jock" with high school R146 - wondering if others do.

For me, it's code for "people meeting me for the first time don't immediately wonder if I'm gay" but I find a lot of guys play fast and loose with that term.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14811/28/2014

Other similar words dudes use are "normal," "masculine," or "bro."

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 14911/28/2014

It means he's a brainless oaf.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15011/28/2014

Aren't they the little guys riding the horses?

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15111/29/2014

Brightly-colored and overpriced underwear, usually.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15211/29/2014

what, r152?

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15312/01/2014

From the men I've been with on Adam4Adam it seems to mean: "just open culo kwickly".

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15412/01/2014

It indicates arrested social and psychological development in anyone over the age of 25 who still uses it.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15512/01/2014

It means dudebro

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15601/05/2015


by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15701/27/2015

Jock is old school. Now guys say "dude," "bro," or "bruh" as code to signify masculinity. Black and Latin dudes often say "nigga."

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15802/20/2015

It should mean you look like this

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 15903/07/2015

so, so hot r159

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16004/27/2015

Amazing R159. You done good there :)

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16104/27/2015

Well judging by jock Bruce Jenner, it means you want to be a woman. Or by jock Michael Phelps, that you want to be a pothead.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16204/27/2015

R159 Who is that? Random guy or porn star? Jesus, he's hot.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16304/27/2015

That I played a sport in elementary school or middle school and quit around the age of 12.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16404/27/2015

r1 it would spell out jojk.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16505/01/2015

the term has been supplanted by "jock," "bro," "dude," "normal," etc

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16605/05/2015

it means you're a HOT Bisexual Aussie Soldier

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16705/05/2015

I think there's a certain age that men should stop referring to themselves as jocks. It's ridiculous.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16805/05/2015

"Jock" in a CL listing in Washington DC means the guy wants to attract Aaron Schock.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 16905/06/2015

R159. Once again, who is the guy in the picture? Random Tumblr pic or what?

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17005/06/2015

R164 is right on the money!

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17105/06/2015

Me and my bisexual best friend/roommate actually just got in from playing baseball with a couple of other guys at the park right by my house, when I read this thread and cracked up laughing!

I even asked my bi best bud if he ever refers to himself as a "jock" and he started laughing and was all like "Fuck No, maybe if you played team sports in high school, but not if you're a grown ass man".

I'm as 100% gay as can be and I've ALWAYS been into sports and can play e era sport

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17205/06/2015

R172 continued every sport except basketball and I've NEVER referred to myself as a "jock"

It's the delusional gay men, who would go ducking and running like a scared little girl at my 90 MPH fastball, who refer to themselves as a "jock"

Gay men are so (unintentionally) funny sometines.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17305/06/2015

The term is sort of out of style today.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17405/07/2015

It means the guy wants you to know that a purse doesn't fall out of his mouth when he talks and that he knows which of the local sports teams plays football as opposed to baseball.

When used on hook-up sites, the description turns out to be accurate maybe 50% of the time.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17505/07/2015

If you are gonna claim to be a jock, at least look and act like this dude.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17605/10/2015

It means everyone thinks he's straight, and he's hot as fucking hell, although he may be fit-fat by his late twenties.

Anyone over thirty who calls himself a "jock" is likely a lardass.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17705/10/2015


by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17805/10/2015

R163 and R170, that picture is clearly edited.

Here's the real photo; pretty sure it's some random guy.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 17905/10/2015

Thanks R179. Wow, I want him deeply in my mouth right now.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18005/10/2015

Jock = Pussy Hound.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18105/10/2015

Jock = I will show up at your house in a baseball cap to hide my face after I told you I was 28 but I'm really 53.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18205/10/2015

R179 is what people expect when you say "jock"

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18305/10/2015

It means you like playing with balls.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18405/10/2015


by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18508/21/2015

He'd qualify I believe.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18608/21/2015

Jocks don't call males "girl," care about divas, or act bitchy/catty.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18709/01/2015

It means they never set off anyone's gaydar. People assume they are straight and mainstream.

by ijustdontknowanymorereply 18809/02/2015
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