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n. - Offensive boldness and assertiveness.

Usage examples (37)
  • That little cockiness is important to have on a winning club. ''
  • He's witty and very cocky, but the cockiness is the unannoying kind you might admire.
  • There is a fine line between the kind of cockiness an athlete needs to be successful and the kind that grates on people.
  • (AKA "cockiness") I mean, I'm sure people already realized it, but acting cocky is a surefire way of breaking up alliances. for more
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