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cockeyed

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːkaɪd; ˈkɒkaɪd/

Translation of cockeyed in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (ridiculous) [plan/ideas] disparatado
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (askew, crooked) torcido, chueco (Latin America/América Latina)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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