adjective \ˈkä-kē\

: having or showing confidence in a way that is annoying to other people


Full Definition of COCKY

:  boldly or brashly self-confident <a cocky young actor>
:  jaunty
cock·i·ly \ˈkä-kə-lē\ adverb
cock·i·ness \ˈkä-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of COCKY

  1. Don't get too cocky about your chances of getting the job.
  2. <a cocky young actor who thought that he was God's gift to the theater>

First Known Use of COCKY


Rhymes with COCKY


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