cocksure

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too confident; overconfident
{a} quite sure or certain, very confident
disapproval Someone who is cocksure is so confident and sure of their abilities that they annoy other people. = cocky. too confident of your abilities or knowledge, in a way that is annoying to other people (cock word used to avoid saying (14-19 centuries) + sure)
Quite certain
{s} excessively confident
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"
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cocksure

    Silbentrennung

    cock·sure

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ 'käk-'shur ] (adjective.) 1672. probably from 1cock + sure.

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