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Meaning of "boss cocky" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BOSS COCKY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BOSS COCKY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Boss cocky is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BOSS COCKY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of boss cocky in the English dictionary

The definition of boss cocky in the dictionary is a boss or person in power.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BOSS COCKY

bosquet
boss
boss screen
boss-eyed
bossa nova
bossboy
bossdom
bosset
bossier
bossiest
bossily
bossiness
bossing
bossism
bossnapping
Bossuet
bossy
bossyboots

WORDS THAT END LIKE BOSS COCKY

blocky
bullocky
chopsocky
cocky
cow cocky
flocky
hassocky
hillocky
hummocky
jabberwocky
mullocky
peacocky
pocky
rocky
schlocky
shlocky
stocky
tocky
tussocky

Synonyms and antonyms of boss cocky in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «boss cocky» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BOSS COCKY

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The translations of boss cocky from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «boss cocky» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

老板臭屁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jefe engreído
570 millions of speakers

English

boss cocky
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मालिक अहंकारी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

مدرب مغرور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

босс дерзким
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

arrogante chefe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মনিব কুমারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

patron arrogant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bos sombong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Chef großspurig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ボス生意気
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보스 건방
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Boss cocky
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

ông chủ tự mãn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முதலாளி தைரியம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बॉस कॉकली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Patron beceriksiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

capo arrogante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szef zarozumiały
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бос зухвалим
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

seful obraznic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Το αφεντικό αναιδής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

baas haantjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

boss cocky
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

boss cocky
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of boss cocky

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BOSS COCKY»

The term «boss cocky» is barely ever used and occupies the 209.103 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BOSS COCKY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about boss cocky

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BOSS COCKY»

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A Kinchela Boy
01 Tom didna wanna be no boss cocky. Not while Ise ere. Sides, Ise boss cocky long afore e ever got ere. Kill two white fellas an ya get two life sen-ces, so ya gotta be in ere longer n all the other fellas. But what makes ya boss cockie, see, well ...
Christopher Bevan
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Kangaroo's Comments and Wallaby's Words: The Aussie Word Book
The boss cocky is the landowner who has men working for him. Weekend cockies are city slickers who own small plots of land as second homes. These uses led to the development of the obscure verb to cockatoo, meaning "to farm.
Helen Jonsen, 1999
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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
12, 1967 boss cocky noun 1 an owner of a rural property who employs labour AUSTRALIA, 1879 • So he decided he wanted to be the boss cocky, the man who strolled up and down the lines of stooping shearers to watch the fleeces he owned ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
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Kututu
“Station workers may as well've been owned by the damned, Boss Cocky!” “The Boss Cocky?” Clare frowned. “What's that?” “The Station owner, or the manager.” Ngunintja's brow darkened. “Whichever bugger ran the flamin' property!
Olivia Osborn, 2014
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Comparative Studies in Australian and New Zealand English: ...
... are recorded in the DNZE,3 whereas the AND shows further differentiated use in boss cocky, cane cocky, share cocky, spud cocky, sugar cocky, and wheat cocky. There are also cases of the same term being used with a different referent  ...
Pam Peters, Peter Collins, Adam Smith, 2009
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Wordbook of Australian Idiom: Aussie Slang
... severely reprimand somebody— 'You mongrel, yer nothin' but a bludger, I'm going to bore it up ya' boss cocky Person in charge or a farmer who employs labourers— He's the flamin' boss cocky 'round 'ere not you' bot May I borrow a dollar ...
Kerrin P. Rowe, 2005
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Nature X Nature of Everything
One is chalk the other cheese and both are divided back to the 1x4 indexed values for differences to which the boss cocky has determined. The boss cocky Mr Nature commands all 'the portfolios' pertinent to 'each respective natured practice' ...
Albert Michelutti, 2014
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Power of Pinjarra (Australian Destiny Book #2)
“The man with brown hair there is the boss cocky's son and the other one is his sister's son. The black's name isGimpy Jackand he's been here aboutsix wets, come andgo. Those threeand some others were working atanother station down  ...
Sandra Dengler, 1989
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Kel Richards' Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
... slave plantations. By the late 19th century it was used in a political sense in the US: a boss was a man who controlled the party machinery in a ward or district. In Australia it was adapted into a nickname for a squatter: namely, a 'boss cocky'.
Kel Richards, 2013
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The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and ...
1965 and 1966 US, 1873 boss used as a sentenceending intensifier SINGAPORE, 2002 boss Charley noun awhite person or white people collectively US, 1967 boss cocky noun 1 an ownerofaruralproperty whoemploys labour AUSTRALIA, ...
Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell, 2007

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BOSS COCKY»

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TOUR OF PUNISHMENT: Age scribe Misha Schubert signs up to …
... snarky Melbourne lawyer Mark Leibler is generously supported by taxpayers and currently employs as its boss cocky the former ALP national ... «VEXNEWS, Aug 12»
2
Questions snowball into displeasure
Yesterday, boss cocky Dale Park said he'd had a sit-down with Goyder ''and had a very positive and productive discussion about Coles's ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Apr 12»
3
Tender shoots of agricultural revolution
"We're hoping the trough has been reached and we're on the up again," says Jim Pratley, secretary of the agriculture deans and boss cocky at ... «The Australian, Mar 12»
4
OMG, How HOT Is the POTUS??
Carmelan Polce is the boss cocky (literally "chief farmer" -- where this comes from I have no idea) of Australia's arm of Democrats Abroad, the ... «Huffington Post, Nov 11»
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Cold, hard cash continues to hold its appeal
DANGEROUS business being the boss cocky down at crash barrier and traffic-light maker Saferoad Holdings, with yet another chief executive ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Nov 11»
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Major General Jim Molan speaks with Kerry O'Brien about his …
It consists of Sunni insurgents who are, who were, furiously trying to re-establish themselves as the "boss cocky" in the country. You have al ... «ABC Online, Jul 08»
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The AMP: contrite but not out
... was portrayed internally as a minor matter. "This is a problem with our processes, not the advice," boss cocky Andy Mohl told his underlings. «Sydney Morning Herald, Aug 06»

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