Cock-a-hoop meaning

kŏkə-ho͝op, -ho͝op
In a state of boastful elation or exultation.
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To one side; askew.
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In very high spirits; elated; exultant.
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Boastful; conceited.
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Alternative form of cock-a-hoop.
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Exultant, very happy, triumphant.
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Origin of cock-a-hoop

  • From the phrase to set cock on hoop to drink festively

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin uncertain.

    From Wiktionary