Definición de cockeyed en inglés:


Saltos de línea: cock|eyed
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒkʌɪd


1Crooked or askew; not level: cockeyed camera angles
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There is a cedar wreath with dried flowers leaning at a cockeyed angle against the cross.
  • Looking at the assembly, it obviously was cockeyed, which would have caused uneven wear and tear on the seal over time, with ultimate failure.
  • Her ponytail is cockeyed, and it makes her head look off, swollen slightly over her ear.
1.1Absurd; impractical: do you expect us to believe a cockeyed story like that?
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  • I would have thought that suburbanites would be the very last to indulge in such a cockeyed fanciful endeavour.
  • Does this readiness to invest in so-called safety devices represent sheer barking madness or a rather admirable brand of cockeyed optimism?
  • After 17 years of European style instrument making, he finally came up with a product, which is a hybrid mixture of discipline, practicality and Australian cockeyed optimism.
absurd, preposterous, ridiculous, ludicrous, farcical, laughable, risible; idiotic, stupid, foolish, silly, inane, fanciful, imbecilic, insane, wild, hare-brained, impractical, impracticable, unworkable, unfeasible, non-viable, impossible; unreasonable, irrational, illogical, nonsensical, pointless, senseless; outrageous, shocking, astonishing, monstrous, fantastic, incongruous, grotesque; unbelievable, incredible, unthinkable, implausible, improbable
informal half-baked, crazy, barmy, daft
1.2 dated Drunk: I got cockeyed
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  • Why lounge around in a bar, spending money, when you could get cockeyed on the clock while dollars rolled into your pocket?
  • In the middle of filming of the movie, he arrived on the set weaving and cockeyed.
2(Of a person or their eyes) having a squint.


early 19th century: apparently from the verb cock1 and eye.

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