Meaning of “cocky” in the English Dictionary

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"cocky" in British English

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cockyadjective

uk /ˈkɒk.i/ us /ˈkɑː.ki/ informal disapproving

(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)