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English definition of “cock of the walk”

cock of the walk

noun [S]     old-fashioned disapproving
a man who is too confident and thinks he is better than everyone else Kinds of menMen and womenShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of cock of the walk noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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