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COCKINESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cockiness mean? 

COCKINESS (noun)
  The noun COCKINESS has 1 sense:

1. offensive boldness and assertiveness

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


 Dictionary entry details 


COCKINESS (noun)


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Meaning:

Offensive boldness and assertiveness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

bumptiousness; cockiness; forwardness; pushiness

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

assertiveness; self-assertiveness (aggressive self-assurance; given to making bold assertions)


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