English to Afrikaans Meaning :: cocky

Cocky :
verwaand
- verwaandcockily
 

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Adjective(1) overly self-confident or self-assertive

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(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 .
Synonyms
Adjective
1. arrogant ::
arrogant
2. conceited ::
verwaand
3. overweening ::
verwaand
4. overconfident ::
oorgerus
5. cocksure ::
verwaand
6. self-important ::
self-belangrik
8. presumptuous ::
moedswillige
10. self-assertive ::
selfhandhawend
11. bold ::
vet
12. forward ::
vorentoe
13. insolent ::
geweldenaars
14. cheeky ::
cheeky
Antonyms
1. meek ::
sagmoedige
2. retiring ::
uittredende
3. shy ::
skaam
4. timid ::
skugter
Different Forms
cockily, cocky
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Don\'t be so cocky.
I\'m picking up hits
all over the complex.

Don't be so COCKY. I'm picking up hits all over the complex.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 7


Don\'t get cocky.
You ain\'t home free yet.

Don't get COCKY. You ain't home free yet.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 8


it just seems like
I\'m being cocky.

it just seems like I'm being COCKY.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 4


And if I get cocky,\\Nyou\'re going stand up to me.\0

And if I get COCKY,
you're going stand up to me.

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 6


Damn it, I got cocky.

Damn it, I got COCKY.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 16


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