[kok-ee] /ˈkɒk i/

adjective, cockier, cockiest.
arrogant; pertly self-assertive; conceited:
He walked in with a cocky air.
conceited self-assurance
adjective cockier, cockiest
excessively proud of oneself
noun (Austral, informal) (pl) cockies
short for cockatoo (sense 2)
a farmer whose farm is regarded as small or of little account

“arrogantly pert,” 1768; originally “lecherous” (1540s); from cock (n.1) + -y (2). Related: Cockiness.


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