athletic supporter

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

athletic supporter ‎(plural athletic supporters)

  1. An elastic garment supporting and defending male genitalia from modest injury. A jock strap.
  2. A booster for a cheerleading team.
    • Louise Bernikow, Confessions of an Ex-Cheerleader
      We were the best athletic supporters that ever lived. We paired off: cheerleader and basketball player, like a socialite wife and corporation executive, leading lady and leading man.