cock-a-hoop cock-a-hoop

Definition(s):

  • (adj) exhibiting self-importance

News

  • Birinyi, Sonders, & Rukeyser Celebrate The "Magical Stock Market Environment" In 1999

    " Surely this can't go on forever ", asks a pensive Lou Rukeyser on New Year's Ever 1999, to which a youthful Liz-Ann Sonders replies ever-exuberantly, " this is a magical environment for the stock market, for the year 2000, things look terrific ." The other guests in this wonderfully brief moment of deja vu from the peak of the previous bubble are just as cock-a-hoop, "the danger signs are ...
    on December 3, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. Ms Apanowicz said: "He'd be absolutely cock-a-hoop because it's such a simple idea. It's such a good idea. We actually donated his eyes to help people through getting corneal transplants and now we're giving his glasses. I'm sure he'll be there...
    on Sep 18, 2007 By: Kathryn Apanowicz Source: Banbury Guardian

  2. Winkleman said, "She was proper cock-a-hoop to have landed the role. I feel incredibly happy and I just hope I don't let film lovers down".
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: Claudia Winkleman Source: TopNews United States

  3. "With the quality of the players they have, they'll be disappointed with where they are in the league," added Jewell. "But they'll be cock-a-hoop about Europe. They know they can put the UEFA Cup to bed now until after Christmas and...
    on Nov 25, 2006 By: Paul Jewell Source: Sportinglife.co.za

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