overly self-confident or self-assertive
"a very cocky young man"
Origin: [See Cocket.]
Cocky is Kid Rock's fifth album released with Atlantic Records, his fifth studio album overall, released in 2001. The album marked his transformation from rap metal to full fledged southern rock and country singer on later releases. The release of "Picture" featuring Sheryl Crow revived the struggling album in 2003, and in May 2011 it was certified 5x platinum by the RIAA. It has sold 5,190,000 copies in the US as of May 2012. The album was in tribute to Joe C who died the year before. There were 75 songs written for the album, 30 of them were recorded as a song for the album. One of the recorded songs that didn't make the album was "If I Was President", a standard blues song that he plays frequently in concert. Another song left off the album was "In Your Lifetime", which was a eulogy to Joe C. "Picture" received a CMA nomination in 2003 for Vocal Event of the Year and would go on to be his first gold single.
The numerical value of cocky in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of cocky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He's very cocky -- loose with the facts to say the least.
Whenever people talk about how cocky and arrogant I am, it blows me away, because I worked so hard to develop self-confidence.
My defenses were so great. The cocky rock and roll hero who knows all the answers was actually a terrified guy who didn't know how to cry. Simple.
He was cocky, it looked like he wanted to hurt him. There was no need to tase him. No reason. He was no threat and we told him he had the wrong man.
I was a 21-year-old cocky, young guy, i thought I had the whole word figured out. [AMN] really changed my perception of everything and how I saw things.
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- frech, arrogantGerman
- pedante, arrogante, engreídoSpanish
- ylimielinen, pöyhkeä, kopeaFinnish
- suffisant, arrogantFrench
- beképzelt pimasz, pimasz, Hungarian
- 잘난 체하는Korean
- høy på pæraNorwegian
- хвастливый, дерзкий, нахальный, заносчивый, высокомерныйRussian
- mayabang, arroganteTagalog
- người tự phụVietnamese
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