cock-up

noun
\ ˈkäk-ˌəp How to pronounce cock-up (audio) \

Definition of cock-up

British

First Known Use of cock-up

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cock-up was in 1946

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“Cock-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cock-up. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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cock-up

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cock-up

British, informal : a situation that is complicated, unpleasant, or difficult to deal with because of someone's mistake

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