Meaning of “cockeyed” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “cockeyed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cockeyed" in American English

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cockeyedadjective, adverb

us /ˈkɑkˌɑɪd/

cockeyed adjective, adverb (SLOPING)

not level but set at an angle:

That picture looks cockeyed – it tilts to the left.


us /ˈkɑkˌɑɪd/

cockeyed adjective (RIDICULOUS)

completely unreasonable; ridiculous:

The movie is based on a cockeyed premise.

(Definition of “cockeyed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)