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, cock-eyed  
1       adj   If you say that an idea or scheme is cockeyed, you mean that you think it is very unlikely to succeed.  
She has some cockeyed delusions about becoming a pop star.     
2       adj   If something is cockeyed, it looks wrong because it is not in a level or straight position.  
...dusty photographs hanging at cockeyed angles on the walls.     
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absurd, askew, asymmetrical, awry, crazy, crooked, lopsided, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, skewwhiff     (Brit. informal)   squint     (informal)  

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cock-eyed, cocky, cockney, cock

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