What does cockamamie mean?

Definitions for cockamamie
ˈkɒk əˌmeɪ micocka·mamie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, silly, wacky, whacky, zany(adj)

    ludicrous, foolish

    "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"

Wiktionary

  1. cockamamie(Adjective)

    foolish, silly

    Etymology: From French; derived from décalcomanie, a word used to describing the popular use of children's rub-on tattoos or other transfer decals. Sometimes erroneously claimed to derive from Yiddish

  2. cockamamie(Adjective)

    trifling

    Do not give any more cockamamie reasons for failing to complete your assignment.

    Etymology: From French; derived from décalcomanie, a word used to describing the popular use of children's rub-on tattoos or other transfer decals. Sometimes erroneously claimed to derive from Yiddish

Freebase

  1. Cockamamie

    Cockamamie is the debut album from Boston-based musician Jen Trynin. Released in 1995 to generally positive acclaim, the album failed to do well on the charts. The story of how this album came to be and the process regarding its release on Warner Bros. Records is chronicled in Trynin's 2006 book Everything I'm Cracked Up to Be.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cockamamie in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cockamamie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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