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cock
American English: /kɑk/
British English: /kɒk/

Translation of cock in Spanish:

noun

  • 5 uncountable (nonsense) (British English) [colloquial]
    tonterías (feminine plural)
    pendejadas (feminine plural) ( (Latin America) exc (Southern Cone) ) [vulgar]
    gilipolleces (feminine plural) (Spain) [colloquial]
    huevadas (feminine plural) (Andes) [vulgar]

transitive verb

  • 1
    Example sentences
    • The sound of fifty plus guns being cocked ready to fire echoed throughout the enclosed hangar.
    • Two goons cocked their guns ready to fire at me, still kneeling on the ground, when he lifted a finger.
    • When you're loading to shoot immediately you can simply position the empty chamber under the firing pin and cock the gun in a normal manner.
  • 2 2.1 (tilt)
    (head)
    ladear
    he cocked his hat
    se ladeó el sombrero
    Example sentences
    • She cocks her jaw, tilts her head, and taps a fisted hand on the chair's arm.
    • She jolted slightly in alarm, before leaning back and, cocking her chin to the side, surveyed him in perplexity.
    • Andrew's brow furrows, and he cocks his head slightly.
    2.2 (raise) the dog cocked its leg at each tree
    el perro levantaba la pata en cada árbol
    try and keep an ear cocked for the mailman [colloquial]
    estáte atento or pendiente por si viene el cartero
    Example sentences
    • Postal workers are so fed up with dogs cocking their legs on the town's main postbox that the Royal Mail is threatening to remove it.
    • His unluckiest dog cocked his leg at a lamp post - and was electrocuted.
    • Junior turned around as the dog was cocking his leg.

Phrasal verbs

cock up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (British English)
[slang]
fastidiar [colloquial]
joder [vulgar]
we cocked it up
la fastidiamos [vulgar]
la jodimos [vulgar]

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