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COCKER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cocker mean? 

COCKER (noun)
  The noun COCKER has 1 sense:

1. a small breed with a wavy silky hair originally developed in England

  Familiarity information: COCKER used as a noun is very rare.


COCKER (verb)
  The verb COCKER has 1 sense:

1. treat with excessive indulgence

  Familiarity information: COCKER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COCKER (noun)


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Meaning:

A small breed with a wavy silky hair originally developed in England

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

cocker; cocker spaniel; English cocker spaniel

Hypernyms ("cocker" is a kind of...):

spaniel (any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears)


COCKER (verb)


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Meaning:

Treat with excessive indulgence

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

pamper; mollycoddle; featherbed; cosset; coddle; cocker; baby; indulge; spoil

Context examples:

grandparents often pamper the children / Let's not mollycoddle our students!

Hypernyms (to "cocker" is one way to...):

do by; handle; treat (interact in a certain way)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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