Let's say you are on a first date with a person who is showing signs that he/she is not attracted to you, such as putting up barriers, no hint of mirroring, assuming the posture of a cocky individual trying to impress other people.
Actor Val Kilmer has got to have the cocky confidence of his long ago alter ego Iceman in Top Gun as he has been quoted as saying that "…I'm going to be the next governor" should he decide to enter the political arena.
His latest role is on CW's One Tree Hill, playing "Jason, the cocky, enigmatic frontman for No Means Yes, a seminal rock band from the fictional town of Tree Hill," according to the network's press release.
Going up against seasoned designers Rami Kashou and Jillian Lewis, Christian Siriano maintained a cocky and confident attitude up until the season finale.
He likely could have talked his way into the jury's good graces, but he chose instead to be cocky and act deserving.
The problem for James came when he got a little too cocky and self-assured, and put too much trust in his alliance.
Once you let your guard down you are out, and if you become cocky your flames is gone.
Don't act like you're overly confident or cocky, but aim to please on all counts.
Don't get too cocky, Darian.
It's fun, he said with a cocky grin.