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  • adj. superlative form of cocky: most cocky.

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Examples

  • Macarthy – switching from truculence to triumphalism as fast as the cockiest small boy; buckling a fine swash for the children in the audience; offering adult eyes a suggestion of pathos, of knowing that he is trapped in a dream yet still bewitched by its promise of "fun" – certainly has something to crow about.

    Peter Pan – review

  • The self-described "son of the son of the South" has the cockiest song on country radio with "Whistlin 'Dixie."

    Catching up on September pop music releases

  • "Can you do breakfast?" one's cockiest, most focused clients will suggest, before appearing at 8am with a smug post-Ashtanga glow and ordering Rooibos tea and an egg-white omelette.

    How Britain fell in love with breakfast

  • Obama is one of the cockiest men I have ever seen.

    Obama: Bush and McCain 'have a lot to answer for'

  • The cockiest thing George did was say that he wanted to get Osama bin Laden “dead or alive.”

    Spoken from the Heart

  •   “No you won't,” Peter said, wearing his cockiest grin as he wrenched open the door, one hand companionably resting on the mannequin next to the front door, whom we'd outfitted with a black duct tape bustier and nipple rings, a la Wendy O Williams.

    Why I Can't Be a Hare Krishna

  • In "Revolution of Hope," set to hit book stores October 4, Fox calls Bush "the cockiest guy I have ever met in my life," and is sharply critical of the president's Iraq policy and his immigration stance, according to the magazine.

    Vicente Fox: "Cowboy" Bush Is Scared Of Horses

  • Former Mexican President Vincente Fox called bush the cockiest guy he ever met.

    Vicente Fox: "Cowboy" Bush Is Scared Of Horses

  • He labels Bush 'the cockiest guy I have ever met in my life,' a remark Fox clearly meant as a compliment.

    Vicente Fox: "Cowboy" Bush Is Scared Of Horses

  • But in this case it has finally delivered a comeuppance to our era's loudest, gaudiest, cockiest champion of Wall Street excess.

    Thomas Frank: Wall Street Mocked American Values

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