Cock-a-hoop Definition

kŏkə-ho͝op, -ho͝op
adjective
In very high spirits; elated; exultant.
Webster's New World
Boastful; conceited.
Webster's New World
To one side; askew.
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Alternative form of cock-a-hoop.

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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

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