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cockalorum

Saltos de línea: cocka|lorum
Pronunciación: /ˌkɒkəˈlɔːrəm
 
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Definición de cockalorum en inglés:

sustantivo (plural cockalorums)

informal , dated
A self-important man.
Example sentences
  • She is of the opinion that letting the cockalorums of the council dictate official policy is likely to get her killed.
  • The professor could only be called a cockalorum because his diminutive size was only surpassed by his enormous ego.
  • The main problem was the existence of more than 50 boards, commissions, and assorted entities of cockalorums with overlapping or competing functions.

Origen

early 18th century: an arbitrary formation from cock1.

Words that rhyme with cockalorum

decorum, forum, jorum, Karakoram, Karakorum, Mizoram, pons asinorum, quorum

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