cocky Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"cocky" in British English

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cockyadjective

uk   /ˈkɒk.i/  us   /ˈkɑː.ki/ informal disapproving
used to ​describe a ​youngperson who is ​confident in a way that is ​unpleasant and sometimes ​rude: He's a ​bit cocky for my ​liking.
(Definition of cocky from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cocky" in American English

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cockyadjective

 us   /ˈkɑk·i/
too confident: Hugh is knowledgeable but not cocky.
(Definition of cocky from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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