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boss cocky

noun Australian Slang.
  1. (formerly) a farmer employing laborers.
  2. a boss, especially an officious one.
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Origin of boss cocky

1895–1900; cocky2 in derivative sense “small farmer”
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British Dictionary definitions for boss cocky

boss cocky

noun
  1. Australian informal a boss or person in power
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