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cockeyed

adjective uk   /ˌkɒkˈaɪd/  us   /ˌkɑːk-/

cockeyed adjective (SLOPING)

informal not straight, but sloping to one side: Would you straighten that picture over there? - It's a bit cockeyed.

cockeyed adjective (STUPID)

used to describe a plan or idea that is stupid, not suitable, or not likely to be successful: The government has dreamed up some cockeyed scheme for getting unemployed youngsters back into work.

cockeyed adjective (DRUNK)

mainly US old-fashioned informal having drunk too much alcohol
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Translations of “cockeyed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 傾斜的, 斜的,歪的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 倾斜的, 斜的,歪的…
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