“Cock-a-hoop”

When you’re cock-a-hoop about something, you are extremely pleased about what you have done.

Example: Ameya was cock-a-hoop about coming first in class. * The two brothers were cock-a-hoop about getting a job in a really good company.

The expression is considered old fashioned, and is mostly used in informal contexts.

Source: ‘Know Your English’ (The Hindu) – January 01, 2007.

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