Posted by R. Berg on January 30, 2001
In Reply to: Cockeyed? posted by ESC on January 30, 2001
: : What is the meaning of this 'cockeyed' phrase?
: : I thought maybe it meant to look cross eyed...or have poor vision. My gandPa used to say...look at that Cockeyed SOB...
: 1. Turned or tilted to one side. 2. Slightly crazy. "The Merriam-Webster Dictionary."
The "American Heritage Dictionary" has more definitions:
cockeye . . . A squinting eye.
cockeyed . . . 1. Cross-eyed. 2. Slang. a. Crooked; askew. b. Foolish; ridiculous; absurd. c. Drunk.