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noun (cockies)
  1. Abbreviation of cockatoo, especially when talking to such a bird, as in "hello cocky".
2005: Visit the local store at Coles Bay and you're greeted by a talking cocky called Jim. — w:Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian Broadcasting Commission, The World Today program, Town seeks environmental accreditation, 5 August 2005
  1. (colloquial) A farmer.
And stories in the bush may not seem relevant in the big smoke, but try telling that to a cocky. — Shelley Horton, w:Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian Broadcasting Commission Media Dimensions program, episode 15
adjective (cockies)
  1. overly self-confident up to a point where you're kidding yourself of your abilities.
    Etymology: It stems from cocksure

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