cockalorum

cockalorum

[kok-uh-lawr-uhm, -lohr-]
noun
a self-important little man.

Origin:
1705–15; mock Latin, equivalent to cock1 + fanciful -al- + L genitive plural ending -ōrum

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cockalorum (ˌkɒkəˈlɔːrəm)
 
n
1.  a self-important little man
2.  bragging talk; crowing
 
[C18: from cock1 + -alorum, a variant of Latin genitive plural ending -orum; perhaps intended to suggest: the cock of all cocks]

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