having a squinting eye.
twisted, tilted, or slanted to one side.
afflicted with cross-eye, squint, or any other visible abnormality of the eyes
appearing to be physically or logically abnormal, absurd, etc; crooked; askew: cockeyed ideas
1821, “squint-eyed,” perhaps from cock (v.) in some sense + eye (n.). Figurative sense of “absurd, askew, crazy” is from 1896; that of “drunk” is attested from 1926.
Askew; crooked; Slonchways: He put his hat on cockeyed and got a polite chuckle (1910s+)
i’ll tell the world
noun, Australian. 1. a short, violent storm.
[kok-eez-vil] /ˈkɒk izˌvɪl/ noun 1. a town in N Maryland.
- Cock feather
noun 1. (archery) the odd-coloured feather set on the shaft of an arrow at right angles to the nock Compare shaft feather
[kok-fahyt] /ˈkɒkˌfaɪt/ noun 1. a between specially bred gamecocks usually fitted with spurs. /ˈkɒkˌfaɪt/ noun 1. a fight between two gamecocks fitted with sharp metal spurs