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cocker1

[kok-er] /ˈkɒk ər/
noun
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; (wood)cock + -er1, i.e., woodcock starter

cocker2

[kok-er] /ˈkɒk ər/
noun
1.
a person who promotes or patronizes cockfights.
Origin
1680-90; (game)cock + -er1, i.e., gamecock fancier

cocker3

[kok-er] /ˈkɒk ər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to pamper:
to cocker a child.
Origin
1495-1505; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for cocker

cocker1

/ˈkɒkə/
noun
1.
a devotee of cockfighting
2.
short for cocker spaniel

cocker2

/ˈkɒkə/
verb
1.
(transitive) (rare) to pamper or spoil by indulgence
noun
2.
(Brit, informal) a mate (esp in the phrase old cocker)
Word Origin
C15: perhaps from cock1 with the sense: to make a cock (i.e. pet) of

Cocker

/ˈkɒkə/
noun
1.
according to Cocker, reliable or reliably; correct or correctly
Word Origin
from Edward Cocker (1631–75), English arithmetician
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Slang definitions & phrases for cocker

cocker

Related Terms

alter kocker, old cocker


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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