how to pronounce cockeyed


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the above transcription of cockeyed is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

cockeyed is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of cockeyed


  1. Drunk.
  2. Absurd, silly, or stupid; usually used in reference to ideas rather than people. I'm not going to go along with your cockeyed plot.
  3. Crooked or askew.
  4. Having both eyes oriented inward, cross-eyed.

cockeyed frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cockeyed occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cockeyed can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cockeyed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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