Sentence Examples


  • Don't act like you're overly confident or cocky, but aim to please on all counts.
  • Let's say you are on a first date with a person who is showing signs that he/she is not attracted to you, such as putting up barriers, no hint of mirroring, assuming the posture of a cocky individual trying to impress other people.
  • Actor Val Kilmer has got to have the cocky confidence of his long ago alter ego Iceman in Top Gun as he has been quoted as saying that "…I'm going to be the next governor" should he decide to enter the political arena.
  • The problem for James came when he got a little too cocky and self-assured, and put too much trust in his alliance.
  • Once you let your guard down you are out, and if you become cocky your flames is gone.