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cocky

adjective \ˈkä-kē\

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

cock·i·ercock·i·est

Full Definition of COCKY

1
:  boldly or brashly self-confident <a cocky young actor>
2
:  jaunty
cock·i·ly \ˈkä-kə-lē\ adverb
cock·i·ness \ˈkä-kē-nəs\ noun
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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

1768

Rhymes with COCKY

COCKINESS Defined for Kids

cocky

adjective \ˈkä-kē\
cock·i·ercock·i·est

Definition of COCKY for Kids

:  very sure of oneself :  boldly self-confident

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