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Synonyms for cocksure

Synonyms for cocksure

marked by excessive confidence

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It lies in the fact that it is an utterly mediocre mess that seems cocksure about itself.
30PM Chris Pine's first turn as a cocksure young James T Kirk in a bright, reboot from the clever bods at Bad Robot.
Over the centuries, Americans have held conflicted feelings toward North America's vast, treacherous, majestic wilderness, headed up by the cocksure, heavily-armed desire to subjugate -- level the forests, eradicate the indigenous population, hunt the wildlife down to near or complete extinction.
I loved Rex Makin's quote, that the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are in doubt.
Or was he a cocksure cranker who bellied the ball from left to
EastEnders Ian's come a long way in getting back to his usual cocksure, opinionated self after his stint on the streets.
The cocksure libertarian kicks over a newspaper box when headlines report a minimum wage increase.
To be that cocksure and so completely at ease in a top-flight game when aged only 16 was an indication of the type of talent Everton had on their hands.
He wasn't quite so cocksure when it came to British history though - the PM fell flat in Letterman's citizenship test when he failed to name the writer of Rule Brittania, or translate Magna Carta.
Young Guns (9pm) Emilio Estevez, left, makes a cocksure Billy the Kid in this Brat Pack revenge Western.
He blasted England as bad losers after our failure to land the 2018 World Cup sparked corruption claims - indicating Prince William and other bid leaders were too cocksure of success.
Voiceover narration, courtesy of Geoffrey Rush, establishes the existence of a band of intergalactic protectors known as the When an old adversary called Parallax reemerges in the Lost Sector, venerated Green Lantern warrior Abin Sur (Temuera Morrison) is fatally wounded in the ensuring melee and his ring chooses cocksure United States Air Force test pilot Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds) as a worthy successor.
The Devil's Crayon, from the first album, is impressive while the astounding and alliterative Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyants is irresistible, a furiously-paced shriek of cocksure youth.
Striker Jerome is certainly in a cocksure mood ahead of the trip to the capital and continues to ignore the club's doubters.
It's more a perception of Australia being cocksure over a long period of time.