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English noun: cock

1. cock (body) obscene terms for penis


Synonymsdick, pecker, peter, prick, putz, shaft, tool


Broader (hypernym)member, penis, phallus


Domain usagedirty word, filth, obscenity, smut, vulgarism

2. cock (artifact) faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid


Synonymsstopcock, turncock


Broader (hypernym)faucet, spigot

3. cock (artifact) the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled


Synonymshammer


Broader (hypernym)striker


Part meronymfiring mechanism, gunlock

4. cock (animal) adult male chicken


Synonymsrooster


Broader (hypernym)chicken, Gallus gallus


Narrower (hyponym)cockerel

5. cock (animal) adult male bird


Broader (hypernym)bird


Narrower (hyponym)fighting cock, gamecock


English verb: cock

1. cock (motion) tilt or slant to one side


SamplesCock one's head.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cant, cant over, pitch, slant, tilt

2. cock (contact) set the trigger of a firearm back for firing


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

3. cock (motion) to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others


SamplesHe struts around like a rooster in a hen house.


Synonymsprance, ruffle, sashay, strut, swagger, tittup


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)walk









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