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cocksure

adjective uk   /ˌkɒkˈʃɔːr/ us    /ˌkɑːkˈʃɝː/ informal disapproving
too confident, in a way that is slightly unpleasant or rude: a cocksure young manRude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desireShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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