You are here


Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) A young rooster.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. "This cockerel is going to be the best thing I've seen all night, but I've already bought something," he said. - Charity Begins With Home Furnishings
  2. Doubtless we shall all be confounded in due course, for examining the entrails of a recently slaughtered cockerel is no more reliable now than it was in Roman times. - Election News
  3. The cockerel is a popular motif in modernist art, symbolising regeneration, awakening and strength. - The Guardian World News
  4. In one room entitled "Adieu myths", the exhibition also debunks the idea that the cockerel was a Gallic emblem, even if gallus in Latin means "cockerel" and "Gaul". - - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  5. Although Clare felt that her cockerel was the best that she'd ever bred, she was unprepared for a phone call on Saturday lunchtime telling her that she'd won best of breed. - FWi - All News


We are dedicated to creating and providing free, high-quality English language learning resources.