cock-a-hoop


cock–a–hoop

adjective

Definition of COCK-A-HOOP

1
having or expressing feelings of joy or triumph <the district attorney's office was positively cock-a-hoop upon obtaining a conviction in the case against the mobster>
2
inclined or twisted to one side <topped with 50 burning candles all cock-a-hoop and dripping wax, the birthday cake made its dramatic appearance>
Near Antonyms ordered, orderly, regular, uniform; balanced, symmetrical (or symmetric)
Antonyms even, level, straight

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