Cockeyed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkɑːkaɪd|  American pronunciation of the word cockeyed
Brit.  |ˈkɒkʌɪd|  British pronunciation of the word cockeyed
- turned or twisted toward one side (syn: askew, awry, lopsided, wonky)
- so unreasonable as to invite derision (syn: absurd, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous)
that's a cockeyed idea
- very drunk (syn: besotted, blotto, crocked, fuddled, loaded, pie- eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, smashed, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet)

Examples

The windows of the house look cockeyed.

Where did you get those cockeyed ideas?

She is full of cockeyed optimism.

You wouldn't have asked me to marry you if you hadn't been cockeyed at the time.

When it's summer in the North, it's winter in the South - completely cockeyed.

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