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cocky

  
  ( cockier    comparative)   ( cockiest    superlative  ) Someone who is cocky is so confident and sure of their abilities that they annoy other people.  
INFORMAL      adj  
  (disapproval)   
(=cocksure)  
He was a little bit cocky when he was about 11 because he was winning everything.     
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cocky

  
  
arrogant, brash, cocksure, conceited, egotistical, full of oneself, lordly, swaggering, swollen-headed, vain  
  
Antonyms     
   hesitant, lacking confidence, modest, self-effacing, uncertain, unsure  

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cock, cockney, cockeyed, colicky

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