Friday, March 11, 2011

a word for you

Cockalorum

Definition:



a boastful and self-important person; a strutting little fellow

About the word:



If cockalorum suggests a crowing cock, that's because cockalorum probably comes from kockeloeren – an obsolete Dutch dialect verb meaning "to crow."

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