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cockeyed meaning and definition

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COCKEYED adjective

Definition of cockeyed (adjective)

  1. turned or twisted toward one side
    • "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"
    • synonyms: askew, awry, lopsided, skew-whiff, wonky
  2. incongruous;inviting ridicule
    • "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"
    • synonyms: absurd, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous
  3. very drunk
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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