One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they appeared cocky even before they went one goal up’
arrogant, conceited, overconfident, overweening, cocksure, smug, haughty, supercilious, disdainful, lofty, patronizing, proud, vain, vainglorious, self-important, swollen-headed, egotistical, presumptuous, lordly, pompous, blustering, boastful, brash, self-assertive, opinionated, bold, forward, insolent
informal high and mighty, throwing one's weight about, throwing one's weight around, uppish
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