see also: Cocker

cocker (plural cockers)

  1. One who breeds gamecocks or engages in the sport of cockfighting.
    Synonyms: cockfighter
  2. (dated) One who hunts woodcocks.
    1. (colloquial) A cocker spaniel, either of two breeds of dogs originally bred for hunting woodcocks.
  3. A device that aids in cocking a crossbow.

cocker (plural cockers)

  1. A rustic high shoe; half-boot.

cocker (plural cockers)

  1. (UK, informal) Friend, mate.
Synonyms Verb

cocker (cockers, present participle cockering; past and past participle cockered)

  1. To make a nestle-cock of; to indulge or pamper (particularly of children).
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Ecclesiasticus 30:9 ↗:
      Cocker thy child#English|childe, and he#English|hee shall#English|ſhall make thee afraid: play with him and he will bring thee to heaviness#English|heauinesse.
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A river in Cumbria, England, which joins the Derwent at Cockermouth.
  3. A short river in Lancashire, England, which flows into the Lune estuary.

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