OTHER WORDS FROM cockycock·i·ly, adverbcock·i·ness, noun
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Her portrait shows a young woman who’s self-assured but not cocky, just uncertain enough about life and the world to help us navigate it too.
Among other remarks, Rogozin has said that NASA should not get too cocky about its newfound access to space in case SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle "breaks."Russia’s space chief wishes his oligarchs invested in space like Branson and Musk|Eric Berger|July 13, 2021|Ars Technica
During the second snow of the next year, we got cocky and took on too many customers.These Teen Brothers Are The Geniuses Behind This Popular Mumbo Sauce Brand|Kimberly Wilson|April 12, 2021|Essence.com
It’s Bugs Bunny, in fact, who seems to channel Gashouse Gang star pitcher Dizzy Dean, with his cocky persona and homespun personality.‘Baseball Bugs’ at 75: How a Looney Tunes classic left its mark on America’s pastime|Frederic J. Frommer|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Where are you going to, Henny-penny, Cocky-locky, and Ducky-daddles?
Peter and Prince were the dearest dogs, and Cocky was a parrot that could say the most amusing things.Greyfriars Bobby|Eleanor Atkinson
I got to know of this affair through Robbins' backing up of Cocky, and telling Urquhart that nobody was afraid of him.A Holiday in Bed and Other Sketches|J. M. Barrie
“Cocky,” he said bravely, without a quiver of fear or flight, when Michael had charged upon him at sight to destroy him.
So Kwaque remained in the two rooms, cooking and housekeeping for his master and caring for Michael and Cocky.