Definitions

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  • adjective comparative form of cocky: more cocky

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Examples

  • Marcel Vigneron, the cock-of-the-walk who somehow only grew cockier after getting his head forcibly shaved by his competitors during Season 2, was mercifully sent packing.

    Cheers & Jeers: Top Chef: All Stars' Casualty of Wars

  • He was way cockier and more gittish than Danyl and really was the epitome of a pub rocker, great to dance around to after 5pints but not good enough for the big stage.

    X Factor Betting Odds: Louis Walsh To Win?

  • So, while nice guys may lag behind at the beginning of the race, they are like the slow, but steady tortoise who ends up beating his cockier, but less stable competitors to the finish line.

    Richard Schiffman: Nice Guys Finish Last -- Or Do They?

  • All three seemed cockier than when dressed, surely aware of the excitement they were arousing

    Potsdamer Strasse #3

  • The lack of a definite article makes it even cockier.

    David Weinberger: Rating 1960s Bands' Names

  • I had returned to Moscow for the event in March cockier than ever, having just won my second national title, which firmly crowned me the best skater in America.

    Welcome to My World

  • I had returned to Moscow for the event in March cockier than ever, having just won my second national title, which firmly crowned me the best skater in America.

    Welcome to My World

  • I had returned to Moscow for the event in March cockier than ever, having just won my second national title, which firmly crowned me the best skater in America.

    Welcome to My World

  • The lack of a definite article makes it even cockier.

    David Weinberger: Rating 1960s Bands' Names

  • But Bronfman had always spoken with more eloquence than most high school dropouts, just as he had always been more combative than most prizefighters and cockier than most roosters.

    LAST CALL

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