Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A rooster trained for cockfighting.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cock bred from a fighting stock or strain; a cock bred and trained for fighting purposes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The male game fowl.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A fighting cock: a rooster used in cockfighting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who is a very fierce fighter
  • noun a cock bred and trained for fighting

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Examples

  • The law says a gamecock is not an animal but is a fowl.

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  • “To live like a gamecock, that is my target,” he said in a wistful voice.

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  • There was a kind of gamecock called Cornish Game that was fairly manshaped.

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