cock+of+the+walk

  • 1 Cock o' the Walk — est un court métrage d animation américain de la série des Silly Symphonies produit par Walt Disney et sorti le 30 novembre 1935[1]. Ce film est inspiré de la fable Les Deux Coqs (1678) de Jean de La Fontaine[2] …

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  • 2 Cock of the walk — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …

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  • 3 cock of the walk — A man who is excessively confident and thinks he s better than other people is the cock of the walk …

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  • 4 cock of the walk — cock′ of the walk′ n. a domineering and overbearing person …

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  • 5 cock of the walk — n. a dominating person in any group, esp. an overbearing one …

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  • 6 cock of the walk — phrasal : one that dominates a group or situation especially overbearingly a rather boastful gentleman in a high collar and red suspenders appeared to be cock of the walk R.H.Schauffler * * * the leader in a group, esp. one with a conceited,… …

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  • 7 cock of the walk — the leader in a group, esp. one with a conceited, domineering manner. [1850 55] * * * …

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  • 8 cock of the walk — someone who dominates others within a group. → cock …

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  • 9 cock of the walk — phrasal one that dominates a group or situation especially overbearingly …

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  • 10 cock of the walk — noun A proud or conceited person. With his smart witty talk …

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  • 11 cock of the walk — n. one that dominates a group …

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  • 12 (the) cock of the walk — British, old fashioned a man who acts as if he is more fashionable or important than other people. He acts like the cock of the walk around the office …

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  • 13 Cock of the plains — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …

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  • 14 Cock of the rock — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …

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  • 15 Cock of the woods — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …

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  • 16 cock of the roost — cock of the walk/roost/rock/informal phrase a man who thinks he is stronger, cleverer, or more successful than the rest of his group Thesaurus: people who are confident, boastful or arrogantsynonym Main entry …

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  • 17 cock of the rock — noun 1. bird of the Andes similar to Rupicola rupicola • Syn: ↑Rupicola peruviana • Hypernyms: ↑cotinga, ↑chatterer 2. tropical bird of northern South America the male having brilliant red or orange plumage and an erectile disklike crest • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 18 Cock — (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock. [1913… …

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  • 19 Cock and bull story — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …

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  • 20 The Irish Rover — is a traditional Irish song about a magnificent sailing ship that reaches an unfortunate end. It has been recorded by numerous artists, some of whom have made changes to the lyrics.Original lyrics: In the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and… …

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