[kok-nee-iz-uh m] /ˈkɒk niˌɪz əm/
quality or character.
a peculiarity, as of speech.
a characteristic of speech or custom peculiar to cockneys
[kok-uh v-th uh-rok] /ˈkɒk əv ðəˈrɒk/ noun, plural cocks-of-the-rock. 1. a brilliant orange-red bird of the genus Rupicola, of northern South America, having an erect crest that conceals the bill. noun 1. either of two tropical South American birds, Rupicola rupicola or R. peruviana, having an erectile crest and (in the male) a brilliant red […]
noun 1. the leader in a group, especially one with a conceited, domineering manner. noun 1. (informal) a person who asserts himself in a strutting pompous way A conceited, bossy person, as in Since his last promotion he’s been acting like the cock of the walk—he’s unbearable. This expression alludes to the rooster’s proud strut […]
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[kok-pit] /ˈkɒkˌpɪt/ noun 1. a space, usually enclosed, in the forward fuselage of an airplane containing the flying controls, instrument panel, and seats for the pilot and copilot or flight crew. 2. a sunken, open area, generally in the after part of a small vessel, as a yacht, providing space for the pilot, part or […]