a North American hawthorn, Crataegus crus-galli, having leathery, toothed leaves and red fruit, cultivated as a small ornamental tree.
a gaslight burner having three jets.
a spur on the leg of a cock
an annual grass, Echinochloa crus-galli, widely distributed in tropical and warm temperate regions
a small thorny North American hawthorn tree, Crataegus crus-galli
[kok-suhk-er] /ˈkɒkˌsʌk ər/ noun, Slang: Vulgar. 1. a person who performs fellatio. 2. a mean or contemptible person. n. 1890s, “one who does fellatio” (especially a male homosexual); 1920s as “contemptible person,” American English, from cock (n.1) in phallic sense + sucker (n.). Used curiously for aggressively obnoxious men; the ancients would have recoiled at […]
adjective Related Terms cop zs
[kok-shoo r, -shur] /ˈkɒkˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr/ adjective 1. perfectly or certain; completely confident in one’s own mind: She was cocksure that she was able to do the job better than anyone else. 2. too certain; overconfident: He was so cocksure he would win the election that he didn’t even bother to campaign. 3. Obsolete. perfectly secure […]
[kok-suh n; spelling pronunciation kok-sweyn] /ˈkɒk sən; spelling pronunciation ˈkɒkˌsweɪn/ noun 1. . /ˈkɒksən; -ˌsweɪn/ noun 1. a variant spelling of coxswain