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See definition of cockerel on Dictionary.com
  • as inchicken
  • as incock

synonyms for cockerel

  • hen
  • poultry
  • biddy
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • pullet
  • rooster
  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • gump
  • heeler
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How to use cockerel in a sentence

That matter of the black cockerel—trifling as it might seem—would have to be cleared up.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
So Sir Dagonet always went armed; though he bore upon his shield the device of a cockerel's head as a symbol of his calling.
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
After that poultry fanciers call the young male a cockerel and the young female a pullet.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
The word "pullet" is also used by others, but the popular names for a cockerel are crower and young rooster.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
After the sex can be distinguished, the terms cockerel and pullet are applied to turkeys in the same way as to fowls.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
This was his first sight of pirates, and he was as full of fight as a cockerel.
STRANGE STORIES OF THE GREAT RIVERABBIE JOHNSTON GROSVENOR
But because I have a liking for a bold cockerel like thee, I will speak unwisely.
THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
Van Schouten sprang from his great chair of state like a cockerel fluttering from a roost.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
I am a very little cockerel; as you say, and should bite the dust before the old rooster.
THE REMARKABLE HISTORY OF SIR THOMAS UPMORE, BART., M.P., FORMERLY KNOWN AS "TOMMY UPMORE"R. D. BLACKMORE
This cockerel was apparently the musical member, and promised in a short time to rival his neighbour.
BIRDS IN TOWN AND VILLAGEW. H. HUDSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COCKEREL

  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • biddy
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • cockerel
  • gump
  • heeler
  • hen
  • poultry
  • pullet
  • rooster
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.