Cock-a-hoop - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌkɒk ə ˈhuːp|  American pronunciation of the word cock-a-hoop
Brit.  |ˌkɒkəˈhuːp|  British pronunciation of the word cock-a-hoop

adjective

- exhibiting self-importance (syn: big, boastful, braggart, bragging, braggy, crowing, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing)

Examples

Robert's cock-a-hoop about his new job.

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