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cocksure

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cocksure \Cock"sure'\, adjective

1. Perfectly safe. [Obs.]

We steal as in a castle, cocksure: . . . we walk invisible. --Shak.

2. Quite certain. [Colloq.]

I thought myself cocksure of the horse which he readily promised me. --Pope.

3. overconfident; -- of people; as, the team was so cocksure of winning that they didn't practice in the week before the big game.. [Colloq.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cocksure

adjective

1: marked by excessive confidence; "an arrogant and cocksure materialist"; "so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen"; "the less he knows the more positive he gets" [syn: {cocksure}, {overconfident}, {positive}]


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