HyperDic: cocksure

English > 1 sense of the word cocksure:
ADJECTIVEallcocksure, overconfident, positivemarked by excessive confidence
English > cocksure: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by excessive confidence.
Example"an arrogant and cocksure materialist"
Synonymsoverconfident, positive
BroaderconfidentHaving or marked by confidence or assurance
Spanishaltivo, arrogante, atrevido, engreído, petulante, presuntuoso
Catalanaltiu, arrogant, atrevit, cregut, immodest, petulant, presumptuós
Nounscocksurenesstotal certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant

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