Examples of cocky in a Sentence
Don't get too cocky about your chances of getting the job.
a cocky young actor who thought that he was God's gift to the theater
Origin and Etymology of cocky
First Known Use: 1768
COCKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cocky for English Language Learners
: having or showing confidence in a way that is annoying to other people
COCKY Defined for Kids
Definition of cocky for Students
: very sure of oneself : boldly self-confident
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