how to pronounce cocky


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cocky is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cocky in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… while we're in a cocky and is anything …”

meanings of cocky


  1. Used as a term of endearment, originally for a person of either sex, but later primarily for a man.
  2. A (familiar name for a) cockatoo.
  3. Short for cockatoo farmer (“small-scale farmer"); any farmer or owner of rural land.


  1. Overly confident; arrogant and boastful.


  1. To operate a small-scale farm.

cocky frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cocky occurs in english on average 1.9 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 cocky 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 cocky can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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