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Synonyms for cocksure
ˈkɒkˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜrcock·sure

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  1. cocksure, overconfident, positiveadjective

    marked by excessive confidence

    "an arrogant and cocksure materialist"; "so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen"; "the less he knows the more positive he gets"

    Synonyms:
    positive, prescribed, positivist, overconfident, electropositive, positively charged, irrefutable, convinced(p), positivistic, plus, positive(p), confirming, confident(p), incontrovertible

    Antonyms:
    diffident, shy, timid, unsure

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cocksureadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] very sure, quite sure, quite certain, very confident

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How to use cocksure in a sentence?

  1. Bertrand Russell:

    The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.


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