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cocky

adjective

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  1. displaying or marked by rude boldness a cocky young actor who thought that he was God's gift to the theater Synonyms of cocky arch, audacious, bold, bold-faced, brash, brassbound, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, cheeky, cocksure, nervy, fresh, impertinent, impudent, insolent, sassy, saucy, wiseWords Related to cocky assertive, forward, obtrusive; audacious, defiant, disrespectful; shameless, unabashed, unblushing; bluff, blunt, curt; cute, facetious, flip, flippant, pert, smart, smart-aleck, smart-alecky; lippy, mouthyNear Antonyms of cocky demure, humble, modest; courteous, genteel, mannerly, polite, proper; deferential, respectful; abashed, ashamed, blushing, embarrassed, shamefaced; gentle, mild; inconspicuous, unobtrusiveAntonyms of cocky meek, mousy (or mousey), retiring, shy, timid


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