Translation of cock-a-hoop in Spanish:

cock-a-hoop

contentísimo, adj.

Pronunciation: ///ˌkɑkəˈhup/

adjective

  • 1

    (exultant)
    contentísimo
    como unas castañuelas
    to be cock-a-hoop about sth estar contentísimo / como unas castañuelas con algo
    • He himself is cock-a-hoop, as you can imagine.
    • After the game he said the players ‘were cock-a-hoop but soon brought back down to earth again by what's going to happen’.
    • I think there has been a real improvement in then quality of teaching over the last ten years and we are cock-a-hoop.
    • Students were cock-a-hoop as they collected their results allowing them to go on to study for A-levels or take their first steps into employment.
    • Far from being worried, I suspect Sir David is cock-a-hoop at the comparison.
    • We're just cock-a-hoop here and Birmingham reaped the dividends on Wednesday, which didn't surprise me.
    • In contrast, the candidate's supporters were cock-a-hoop.
    • Why are the workers not entirely cock-a-hoop about the plans?
    • Villagers were cock-a-hoop today after the Army stepped in to save a new village hall that has stood empty for 14 years.
    • Naturally the tech giant is cock-a-hoop at the prediction.
    • Organisers of the celebrations are cock-a-hoop at news that the guitarist will open an architecture festival in the city next month.
    • Jack's cock-a-hoop to be abroad again, though.
    • If it is not, then many MEPs will be cock-a-hoop.
    • In summary then, you could say that I wasn't exactly cock-a-hoop when the summer holidays ended and the new school year began.
    • Every politician likes to be associated with good news and he was cock-a-hoop.
    • No wonder the players were all cock-a-hoop in the dressing room after the game.
    • I'm cock-a-hoop because it basically means the Premiership teams have embarrassed themselves and that can only be a good thing.
    • ‘Don't be too cock-a-hoop,’ he told Labour's enemies at the height of the party's crisis.
    • The company is cock-a-hoop at its performance, especially in light of the difficult trading conditions.
    • The software giant is cock-a-hoop with the decision of the PC assemblers to pre-install their operating system.
  • 2US

    (awry)
    his plans were knocked all cock-a-hoop se le desbarataron / trastocaron los planes