cocky

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒki/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑki/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kokē)


Inflections of 'cocky' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
cockier
adj comparative
cockiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'cocky' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": cockies
Inflections of 'cocky' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
cockies
v 3rd person singular
cockying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
cockied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
cockied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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cocky

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. stop being so cocky!
  2. don't be (so) cocky!
  3. there's no need to [get, be] cocky!
  4. is being cocky about
  5. is cocky as hell
  6. is more than a little cocky
  7. offensive, slang: is a cocky motherf**ker
  8. offensive, slang: you cocky (little) bastard!
  9. is a cocky [athlete, singer, player]
  10. has a cocky [manner, nature, character]
  11. cocky and [arrogant, confident]
  12. is such a cocky attitude (to have)
  13. has a cocky [grin, smirk, smile] on her face
  14. [walked, played] with a cocky [swagger, air]
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