cock (Meaning)

Wordnet

cock (n)

obscene terms for penis

faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid

the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled

adult male chicken

adult male bird

Wordnet

cock (v)

tilt or slant to one side

set the trigger of a firearm back for firing

to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

Webster

cock (n.)

The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls.

A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.

A chief man; a leader or master.

The crow of a cock, esp. the first crow in the morning; cockcrow.

A faucet or valve.

The style of gnomon of a dial.

The indicator of a balance.

The bridge piece which affords a bearing for the pivot of a balance in a clock or watch.

The act of cocking; also, the turn so given; as, a cock of the eyes; to give a hat a saucy cock.

The notch of an arrow or crossbow.

The hammer in the lock of a firearm.

A small concial pile of hay.

A small boat.

A corruption or disguise of the word God, used in oaths.

Webster

cock (v. t.)

To set erect; to turn up.

To shape, as a hat, by turning up the brim.

To set on one side in a pert or jaunty manner.

To turn (the eye) obliquely and partially close its lid, as an expression of derision or insinuation.

To draw the hammer of (a firearm) fully back and set it for firing.

To put into cocks or heaps, as hay.

Webster

cock (v. i.)

To strut; to swagger; to look big, pert, or menacing.

To draw back the hammer of a firearm, and set it for firing.

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cock Sentence Examples

  1. The rooster's cock crowed loudly, signaling the break of dawn.
  2. He nervously adjusted his tie, feeling the cock of his head as he checked his appearance in the mirror.
  3. The old barn had a weathered wooden cock atop its roof, a remnant of its rustic charm.
  4. Despite the chilly weather, the cock of the boat cut through the waves effortlessly.
  5. She giggled at the playful cock of her puppy's head as it tried to catch the falling leaves.
  6. The chef skillfully seasoned the dish with a sprinkle of cock sauce, enhancing its flavor.
  7. With a cock of his eyebrow, he silently questioned her decision, his skepticism evident.
  8. The ornate clock chimed with each cock of the hour, echoing through the grand hall.
  9. His confident stride was accompanied by the cock of his hat, adding to his debonair appearance.
  10. The comedian's joke elicited a hearty cock of laughter from the audience, filling the room with mirth.

FAQs About the word cock

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The rooster's cock crowed loudly, signaling the break of dawn.

He nervously adjusted his tie, feeling the cock of his head as he checked his appearance in the mirror.

The old barn had a weathered wooden cock atop its roof, a remnant of its rustic charm.

Despite the chilly weather, the cock of the boat cut through the waves effortlessly.