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2 definitions found
 for cock-a-hoop
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cock-a-hoop \cock`-a-hoop"\, a.
     Boastful; defiant; exulting. Also used adverbially.
  
     Syn: boastful, braggart(prenominal), bragging(prenominal),
          braggy, big, crowing, self-aggrandizing, vainglorious.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cock-a-hoop
      adj 1: exhibiting self-importance; "big talk" [syn: boastful,
             braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big,
             cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-
             aggrandising]

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