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1. cocky

adjective. ['ˈkɑːki'] overly self-confident or self-assertive.

Synonyms

  • self-asserting
  • assertive

Antonyms

  • unaggressive
  • beseeching
  • backward

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cockatoo (English)
  • burung kakaktua (Malay (macrolanguage))
  • cocksure (English)

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Rhymes with Cocky

  • yamazaki
  • yamasaki
  • teriyaki
  • sakigake
  • przybocki
  • narazaki
  • nagasaki
  • miyazaki
  • miyasaki
  • kawasaki
  • hamasaki
  • busalacchi
  • yoshiaki
  • sukiyaki
  • senzaki
  • okazaki
  • okasaki
  • nobuaki
  • masaaki
  • iwosaki
  • iwasaki
  • hiroaki
  • hideaki
  • arakaki
  • takaki
  • suchocki
  • skrocki
  • sasaki
  • rybacki
  • pataki

How do you pronounce cocky?

Pronounce cocky as ˈkɑki.

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Sentences with cocky


1. Noun, singular or mass
Speak confidently into the microphone, smile and act thankful, without coming off as cocky.

2. Adjective
Do not be cocky if you're a student.

Quotes about cocky


1. Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.
- Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl

2. Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.
- Mark Twain

2. cocky-leeky

noun. soup made from chicken boiled with leeks.

Synonyms

  • cock-a-leekie
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