: boldly or brashly self-confident <a cocky young actor>
Examples of COCKY
- Don't get too cocky about your chances of getting the job.
- <a cocky young actor who thought that he was God's gift to the theater>
First Known Use of COCKY
Related to COCKY
- arch, audacious, bold, bold-faced, brash, brassbound, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, cheeky, cocksure, nervy, fresh, impertinent, impudent, insolent, sassy, saucy, wise
- meek, mousy (or mousey), retiring, shy, timid
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