Adjective(1) overly self-confident or self-assertive
(1) A lot of people are very cocky and brash in this industry and there were quite a few walking around before the exam as if they'd already passed.(2) I spoke to him last night to wish him well, and he was confident without being cocky about it, which is always good.(3) They are confident after a record run of nine successive wins, yet not cocky because they know the ultimate test has still to be set.(4) While the actor is confident and cocky , he also has a kind of sheepishness that stops him being just another action star.(5) This kind of surprising, cocky offensive defence goes over well, especially here.(6) Upbeat but not cocky , he was oblivious to his prospects of leading an overall majority government.(7) It was amazing how vital and witty and energetic and downright cocky he was.(8) United weren't creating much but they were cocky and they were getting on the ball and dropping it into areas where something could happen.(9) I am very confident but I wouldn't say I was cocky or anything like that.(10) For me they are too brash, too cocky , too shallow and too plentiful.(11) No one had his look, his air of total confidence and that cocky strut.(12) He is a confident lad, cocky like most of those who can turn their hand to genius, but nonetheless likeable for it.(13) He is justifiably proud of his work all these years later, but he never comes off as cocky or arrogant.(14) Maybe he wasn't really that arrogant, cocky egomaniac that he pretended to be.(15) He was confident but not cocky and very likable, in a puppy dog sort of way.(16) A mainstay of the Celtic team, he expects his absence to weaken their midfield but is not getting too cocky .
1. arrogant ::
2. conceited ::
3. overweening ::
4. overconfident ::
5. cocksure ::
6. self-important ::
8. presumptuous ::
10. self-assertive ::
11. bold ::
12. forward ::
13. insolent ::
14. cheeky ::
1. meek ::
2. retiring ::
3. shy ::
4. timid ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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it just seems like
I'm being COCKY.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 4
-She’s getting COCKY.
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 10
Every COCKY T. Rex currently swimming
around in the gas tank of your car.
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 9
Don't get COCKY.
You ain't home free yet.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 8
Damn it, I got COCKY.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 16
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