adjective, cock·i·er, cock·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM cockycock·i·ly, adverbcock·i·ness, noun
Words nearby cocky
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
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.