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cocky

play
adjective \ˈkä-kē\

Simple Definition of cocky

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

Full Definition of cocky

cock·i·ercock·i·est

  1. 1 :  boldly or brashly self-confident <a cocky young actor>

  2. 2 :  jaunty

cock·i·ly play \ˈkä-kə-lē\ adverb
cock·i·ness play \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>



1768

First Known Use of cocky

1768



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