Synonyms

1. in-fighting

noun. conflict between members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders).

Synonyms

  • scrap
  • fighting
  • fight

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Words that Rhyme with Fighting Cock

  • hassebrock
  • overstock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • restock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • stocke
  • stock
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock

Example sentences of the word fighting-cock


1. Noun Phrase
The fighting cock is a prize bird which can sell for as much as five thousand dollars.

2. Noun Phrase
The fighting cock differs from farm chickens in both size and plumage.

2. fighting

noun. ['ˈfaɪtɪŋ'] the act of fighting; any contest or struggle.

Synonyms

  • tussle
  • snickersnee
  • encounter
  • dogfight
  • rough-and-tumble
  • clash
  • scrap
  • impact
  • whipping
  • gunplay
  • in-fighting
  • hassle
  • fray
  • affray
  • battle
  • blow
  • shock
  • slugfest
  • scuffle
  • battering
  • affaire d'honneur
  • close-quarter fighting
  • rumble
  • combat
  • set-to
  • brush
  • shootout
  • single combat
  • duel
  • knife fight
  • beating
  • brawl
  • conflict
  • fistfight
  • disturbance
  • cut-and-thrust
  • free-for-all
  • gang fight
  • skirmish
  • fencing
  • fisticuffs
  • gunfight
  • banging
  • fight
  • ruffle

Antonyms

  • orderly
  • miss
  • agree
  • stifle

3. fighting

adjective. ['ˈfaɪtɪŋ'] engaged in or ready for military or naval operations.

Synonyms

  • active
  • combat-ready

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • defend
  • arrange

4. cock

verb. ['ˈkɑːk'] tilt or slant to one side.

Synonyms

  • tilt
  • cant over
  • slant
  • cant

Antonyms

  • right
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • divest

Etymology

  • cock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. cock

verb. ['ˈkɑːk'] set the trigger of a firearm back for firing.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • soft
  • up
  • front
  • back

Etymology

  • cock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. cock

noun. ['ˈkɑːk'] the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled.

Synonyms

  • gunlock
  • hammer
  • firing mechanism

Antonyms

  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize

Etymology

  • cock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. cock

noun. ['ˈkɑːk'] adult male chicken.

Synonyms

  • cockerel
  • rooster
  • chicken

Antonyms

  • misbehave
  • unfold
  • arrange
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • cock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. cock

verb. ['ˈkɑːk'] to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others.

Synonyms

  • swagger
  • sashay
  • strut
  • walk
  • ruffle
  • tittup

Antonyms

  • undeceive
  • unaffectedness
  • stand
  • sit

Etymology

  • cock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. cock

noun. ['ˈkɑːk'] adult male bird.

Synonyms

  • gamecock
  • fighting cock

Antonyms

  • walk
  • stay in place
  • unfashionable

Etymology

  • cock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. cock

noun. ['ˈkɑːk'] faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid.

Synonyms

  • turncock
  • spigot
  • stopcock

Antonyms

  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize
  • summerize

Etymology

  • cock (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • coque (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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