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- adj. cocky
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See cocksy.
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"mouse-trap" really, for the occasion, with Peepy-Snoozle's "coxy" little head and bright beady eyes poking out at the top.
"Confoundedly coxy those young rascals will get, if we don't mind," was the general feeling.
Now then, young Bultitude, you used to be a decent fellow enough last term, though you _were_ coxy.
Pick up one of the ridiculously bright brochures - or visit coxy: Last year I seen Kanye West as part of the festival.
“Ah, sir, but when he comes to church, he sits an’ shakes his head, an’ looks as sour an’ as coxy when we’re a-singin’ as I should like to fetch him a rap across the jowl — God forgi’e me — an’
The word “gentleman” had a spell for Adam, and, as he often said, he “couldn’t abide a fellow who thought he made himself fine by being coxy to’s betters.”
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