Meaning of “cocksure” in the English Dictionary

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"cocksure" in British English

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cocksureadjective

uk /ˌkɒkˈʃɔːr/ us /ˌkɑːkˈʃɝː/ informal disapproving

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

"cocksure" in American English

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cocksureadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈkɑkˈʃʊər/ /-ˈʃoʊr/ disapproving

too confident:

a strong, cocksure young man

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