adjective, cock·i·er, cock·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM cockycock·i·ly, adverbcock·i·ness, noun
Definition for cocky (2 of 3)
noun, plural cock·ies.
Definition for cocky (3 of 3)
verb (used without object), cock·ied, cock·y·ing.Newfoundland.
Origin of cocky3
Example sentences from the Web for cocky
I’m definitely attracted to someone who is confident but not cocky, someone who has sensitivity but is not overly sensitive, someone who’s just confident in themselves, that’s a big attraction to me.Former Avalon singer on coming out, getting ousted and where he is today|Joey DiGuglielmo|October 20, 2020|Washington Blade
"That's the Queen o' Kentucky, sir," replied the other cockily.Boy Woodburn|Alfred Ollivant
"Eldorado," he said once, cockily, as if he remembered something from the Spanish part of his background.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
"Well, I'll have you to understand, sergeant—" bristled Hetherington, cockily.A Little Book of Christmas|John Kendrick Bangs