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cockeyed

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adjective cock·eyed \ˈkäk-ˌīd\

Simple Definition of cockeyed

  • : turned or tilted to one side : not straight

  • : crazy or foolish

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cockeyed

  1. 1 :  having a cockeye

  2. 2 a :  askew, awry b :  slightly crazy :  topsy-turvy <a cockeyed scheme> c :  drunk 1a

cockeyedly play \ˈkäk-ˌī(-ə)d-lē\ adverb
cockeyedness play \-ˌīd-nəs\ noun

Examples of cockeyed in a sentence

  1. The windows of the house look cockeyed.

  2. Where did you get those cockeyed ideas?

  3. She is full of cockeyed optimism.



1821

First Known Use of cockeyed

1821


COCKEYED Defined for Kids

cockeyed

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adjective cock·eyed \ˈkäk-ˌīd\

Definition of cockeyed for Students

  1. 1 :  tilted to one side

  2. 2 :  foolish <a cockeyed plan>




Medical Dictionary

cockeyed

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adjective cock·eyed \ˈkäk-ˈīd\

Medical Definition of cockeyed

  1. :  having a cockeye





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