cockeyed


cock·eyed

adjective \ˈkäk-ˌīd\

: turned or tilted to one side : not straight

: crazy or foolish

Full Definition of COCKEYED

1
:  having a cockeye
2
a :  askew, awry
b :  slightly crazy :  topsy-turvy <a cockeyed scheme>
c :  drunk 1a
cock·eyed·ly \ˈkäk-ˌī(-ə)d-lē\ adverb
cock·eyed·ness \-ˌīd-nəs\ noun

Examples of COCKEYED

  1. The windows of the house look cockeyed.
  2. Where did you get those cockeyed ideas?
  3. She is full of cockeyed optimism.

First Known Use of COCKEYED

1821

cock·eyed

adjective \ˈkäk-ˈīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COCKEYED

: having a cockeye

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