Definition of Cocksurely

1. Adverb. In a cocksure manner. ¹

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Definition of Cocksurely

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cocksurely

cockshut
cockshuts
cockshy
cocksier
cocksiest
cocksmen
cockspur hawthorn
cockspur thorn
cockspurs
cockster
cocksuckers
cocksure
cocksurely (current term)
cocksureness
cocksurenesses
cockswain
cockswains
cocksy
cocktail
cocktail bar
cocktail dress
cocktail dresses
cocktail hat
cocktail lounge
cocktail parties
cocktail party
cocktail party effect

Literary usage of Cocksurely

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1. Another Book on the Theatre by George Jean Nathan (1915)
"For instance, it was urged cocksurely against Mr. Sheldon that he was no minnesinger on the ground that he had, in his manipulation of the fable, ..."

2. The Mystery of the "Ocean Star": A Collection of Maritime Sketches by William Clark Russell (1888)
"Short of a skeleton, to my notion, one ought never to be able to say cocksurely, pointing to a body, ' this is Death.' The fellow might be in a faint, ..."

3. The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey (1918)
"Ralph had wooed Jean ardently during the short furloughs which had been granted him, and from long distance had written a bit cocksurely. ..."

4. The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey (1918)
"... and from long distance had written a bit cocksurely. He had sent flowers, c'andy, books and then, quite daringly, a silver trench ring. ..."

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