Pocking vs Cocking - What's the difference?

pocking | cocking |


As verbs the difference between pocking and cocking

is that pocking is while cocking is .

As nouns the difference between pocking and cocking

is that pocking is the presence of pock marks while cocking is (archaic) the hunting of gamecocks.

As an adjective cocking is

(vulgar) offensive or worthless.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pocking

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The presence of pock marks.
  • * 1953 , Far Eastern Ceramic Bulletin
  • Unfortunately, the floor was already so pitted that I could hardly tell the punch marks from the normal pockings of age.

    cocking

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

  • (archaic) The hunting of gamecocks.
  • (obsolete) Cockfighting.
  • * 1792 , The European Magazine, and London Review (volume 21, page 313)
  • Thus circumstanced, he became the avowed companion of sharpers and gamblers, attended cockings and races

    Derived terms

    * cocker, cocker spaniel

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (vulgar) offensive or worthless
  • * 2000 , Neil Kurtzman, Doing Nothing (page 180)
  • "Son of a cocking bastard."