cock–up

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noun \ˈkäk-ˌəp\

Definition of cock–up

British

  1. :  mess 3b

Circa 1948

First Known Use of cock–up

circa 1948


COCK–UP Defined for English Language Learners

cock–up

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noun \ˈkäk-ˌəp\

Definition of cock–up for English Language Learners

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

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