- cocker spaniel
- a person who breeds or trains fighting cocks
to coddle; pamper
Origin of cockerMiddle English cokeren from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Slang a man, esp. an old one: a jocular or derogatory term: often used with old
- A cocker spaniel.
- a. A person who keeps or trains gamecocks.b. A person who promotes or attends cockfights.
transitive verbcock·ered, cock·er·ing, cock·ers
To pamper, spoil, or coddle.
Origin of cockerMiddle English cokeren
From cock (the bird).
- A rustic high shoe, half-boots
(third-person singular simple present cockers, present participle cockering, simple past and past participle cockered)