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cock meaning

[ kɔk ] Pronunciation:   "cock" in a sentence
  • Verb: cock  kók
    1. Tilt or slant to one side
      "cock one's head" 
    2. Set the trigger of a firearm back for firing 
    3. To walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
      - tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay [N. Amer]
    Noun: cock  kók
    1. [vulgar] Obscene term for penis 
    2. Faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
      - stopcock, turncock 
    3. The part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
      - hammer 
    4. Adult male chicken
      - rooster 
    5. Adult male bird

    Derived forms: cocks, cocked, cocking

    Type of: bird, cant, cant over, chicken, chook [Austral, NZ], faucet [N. Amer], Gallus gallus, lay, member, penis, phallus, pitch, place, pose, position, put, set, slant, spigot, striker, tap, tilt, walk

    Part of: firing mechanism, gunlock

    Encyclopedia: Cock


  • [American slang]
    n. the penis. (Taboo. Potentially offensive. Use only with discretion.)
    • He made some joke about a cock, but nobody laughed.
    • The streaker covered his cock and ran across the field.


  • [British slang]
    Noun. 1. The penis. [1400s]
    2. A term of address, usually affectionate. E.g."Right cock, that'll be 46 pence please. Would you like it in a bag?”
    3. Rubbish, nonsense.

  • [Slang]
    penis
    note: This is one of the more common synonyms for penis.
    E.g. 'John has a small cock.'

  • [Architecture]
    1.

    See faucet.

    2.

    A stopcock.

Examples

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  1. a cock crowed in the compound.
  2. the cock clapped his wings and crowed.
  3. the cock has crowed for the third time.
  4. the cock gave me a peck.
  5. he'll try to put the bite on you by telling you a cock and bull story.

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