cocky cocky  /ˈkɑ ki/


  • (adj) overly self-confident or self-assertive


  1. Boxer discusses training with marathon bomber

    03:31 PM ET 06.12 | John Howard recently discussed his sparring with Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. "He was a good boxer, but because of the power I possess, I could put anybody down, I believe. What happened was, he got a little cocky. He was touching me up.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Kanye West Has Never Started A Trend In His Life

    No need for the preamble here, we all know what this is about — Kanye West's super candid, super cocky interview with the New York Times. Kanye's quotes from the story have, as likely was intended, both delighted and enraged fan and foe across the country.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  3. Where are they now? Former Waldwick football player Eric Arndt

    The man behind the WWE wrestling gimmick “ a stereotypical cocky, Jersey Shore loudmouth “ is the 26-year-old Waldwick native Arndt.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Record


  1. "I don't want to sound cocky," Tabarez said, "but I think this team is very well-prepared to take on any team."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Ambassador said he had never seen such construction in any place. Especially malarial swamps been completely drained and a great deal of works done," Kennedy writes. "Soldiers tough, rugged, cocky."
    on May 28, 2008 By: John F Kennedy Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  3. "For those of you who are feeling giddy or cocky or think this is all set, I just have two words for you: New Hampshire," Mr. Obama told top contributors during a fund-raising breakfast at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. "I've been in...
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

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animosity animosity
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