cock·​block | \ ˈkäk-ˌbläk How to pronounce cockblock (audio) \
variants: or cock-block
cockblocked or cock-blocked; cockblocking or cock-blocking; cockblocks or cock-blocks

Definition of cockblock

transitive verb

informal + often vulgar
: to interfere with the sexual advances of (someone, especially a man) towards another person sometimes used figurativelyIt's been a tough couple of years for guys who work on Wall Street. Their bonuses were cock-blocked by the financial crisis …— Jessica Pressler and Bess Levin

Other Words from cockblock

cockblocker or cock-blocker noun, plural cockblockers or cock-blockers informal + often vulgar
cockblocking or cock-blocking noun, informal + often vulgar

First Known Use of cockblock

circa 1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Cockblock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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