cockerel


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cock·er·el

 (kŏk′ər-əl)
n.
A young rooster.

[Middle English cokerel, diminutive of cok, cock; see cock1.]

cockerel

(ˈkɒkərəl; ˈkɒkrəl)
n
(Agriculture) a young domestic cock, usually less than a year old
[C15: diminutive of cock1]

cock•er•el

(ˈkɒk ər əl, ˈkɒk rəl)

n.
a young domestic cock.
[1400–50; late Middle English cokerelle. See cock1, -rel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cockerel - a young domestic cock; not older than one year
rooster, cock - adult male chicken
Translations
دِيك صَغِيرديك صَغير
mladý kohoutkohoutek
hanekylling
kukonpoika
pjetlić
fiatal kakaskakas: fiatal kakaskiskakas
ungur hani
若いおんどり
수평아리
tuppkyckling
ไก่ที่มีอายุน้อยกว่าหนึ่งปี
gà giò

cockerel

[ˈkɒkrəl] Ngallito m, gallo m joven

cockerel

[ˈkɒkərəl] njeune coq mcocker spaniel [ˌkɒkərˈspænjəl] ncocker m

cockerel

cockerel

[ˈkɒkrl] ngalletto

cock

(kok) noun
1. the male of birds, especially of the domestic fowl. a cock and three hens; (also adjective) a cock sparrow.
2. a kind of tap for controlling the flow of liquid, gas etc.
3. a slang word for the penis.
verb
1. to cause to stand upright or to lift. The dog cocked its ears.
2. to draw back the hammer of (a gun).
3. to tilt up or sideways (especially a hat).
cockerel (ˈkokərəl) noun
a young farmyard cock.
ˈcocky adjective
conceited; over-confident. a cocky attitude.
cock-and-bull story
an absurd, unbelievable story.
ˈcock-crow noun
early morning. He gets up at cock-crow.
ˈcock-eyed adjective
ridiculous. a cock-eyed idea.
ˌcockˈsure adjective
very or too confident. He was cocksure about passing the exam.

cockerel

دِيك صَغِير mladý kohout hanekylling junger Hahn κοκοράκι gallito kukonpoika coquelet pjetlić galletto 若いおんどり 수평아리 jong haantje hanekylling kogucik galo петушок tuppkyckling ไก่ที่มีอายุน้อยกว่าหนึ่งปี yavru horoz gà giò 小公鸡
References in classic literature ?
When, in doleful dumps, breaking the awful stillness of our wooden sidewalk on a Sunday, or, perchance, a watcher in the house of mourning, I hear a cockerel crow far or near, I think to myself, "There is one of us well, at any rate,"--and with a sudden gush return to my senses.
I'll put on my old cockerel hat, and step along of you to Cap'n Trelawney, and report this here affair.
If I was never to rank in her eyes as anything but a nonentity, it would not greatly matter if I figured as a draggle-tailed cockerel, and the Baron were to give me a good thrashing; but, the fact was that I desired to have the laugh of them all, and to come out myself unscathed.
At first Eric o' Lincoln thought that he would gain an easy advantage, so he came forth as if he would say, "Watch, good people, how that I carve you this cockerel right speedily"; but he presently found it to be no such speedy matter.
I am not sure that I ever heard the sound of cock-crowing from my clearing, and I thought that it might be worth the while to keep a cockerel for his music merely, as a singing bird.
Scotty and I flared and raged like young cockerels, until the harpooner poured another round of drinks to enable us to forgive and make up.
A FAMILY faces a ban from every zoo in the country after their children harassed a cockerel to death.
I won't know for weeks whether either one is a cockerel or a hen.
Among the concerned cockerel keepers is 74-year-old grandfather John Corker.
Two hens and a cockerel were also killed in an apparent fox attack after someone sneaked into the Wolverhampton City Council-run site and opened several gates.
RANDY rooster seeks homely hen with chicks appeal to share coop with - it's an unusual lonelyhearts plea but this lovelorn cockerel really is in the market for a mate.