cocksure

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cock·sure

 (kŏk′sho͝or′)
adj.
1. Completely sure; certain.
2. Too sure; overconfident.

cock′sure′ly adv.
cock′sure′ness n.

cocksure

(ˌkɒkˈʃʊə; -ˈʃɔː)
adj
overconfident; arrogant
[C16: of uncertain origin]
ˌcockˈsurely adv
ˌcockˈsureness n

cock•sure

(ˈkɒkˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr)

adj.
1. absolutely sure; certain.
2. overconfident; cocky.
[1510–20]
cock′sure′ly, adv.
cock′sure′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cocksure - marked by excessive confidence; "an arrogant and cocksure materialist"; "so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen"; "the less he knows the more positive he gets"
confident - having or marked by confidence or assurance; "a confident speaker"; "a confident reply"; "his manner is more confident these days"; "confident of fulfillment"

cocksure

adjective overconfident, arrogant, brash, cocky, presumptuous, bumptious, hubristic, full of yourself a cocksure, self-confident performer
Translations
واثِقٌ بِنَفْسِهِ أكْثر مما يَنْبَغي
příliš jistýsebejistý
skråsikker
handviss; of viss
yüzde yüz emin olma

cocksure

[ˈkɒkˈʃʊəʳ] ADJcreído, engreído

cocksure

[ˌkɒkˈʃʊər ˌkɒkˈʃɔː] adj (= cocky) → outrecuidant(e)

cocksure

[ˌkɒkˈʃʊəʳ] adjtroppo sicuro/a di sé, baldanzoso/a

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.