Definition of Cockalorum

1. Noun. A menial, yet self-important man, empty boaster. ¹



2. Noun. The game leapfrog. ¹

3. Noun. A boastful speech. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cockalorum

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cockalorum

cock rings
cock sucking
cockade
cockade reaction
cockaded
cockades
cockahoop
cockalane
cockalanes
cockaleekie
cockalorum (current term)
cockalorums
cockamamie
cockamamy
cockamaroo
cockapoo
cockapoos
cockateel
cockateels
cockatiel
cockatiels
cockatoo
cockatoo farmer
cockatoo farmers
cockatoo parrot

Literary usage of Cockalorum

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1. Retrospections of the Stage by John Bernard (1832)
"Sligo.—The Castle Inn.—The Duelling Assembly-room,—Impromptu by Mr Farren (father of the actress.)—Le Sieu'r Ray and his " cockalorum." —Sligo " Glee Club. ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
"Will the cockalorum liquor ? The old cockalorum is moppy. The tailor was bustled a bit by the wife of the cockalorum. The old cove went on the scoop. ..."

3. Happy Thoughts: Complete, Including "Happy Thoughts", "More Happy Thoughts by Francis Cowley Burnand (1891)
"Will the cockalorum liquor ? The old cockalorum is moppy. Rub it in. The tailor was bustled a bit by the wife of the cockalorum. ..."

4. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"When the last man was up it was his duty to say, ' High cockalorum Jig Jig jig—high cockalorum jig jig jig- high cockalorum jig jig jig—Off, off, ..."

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