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cock-a-hoop

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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
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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
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to shake or wave menacingly

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