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This sentence comes from a novel:

"Huh. Wow. That is good news. So--" He cocked his head to the side. "--why don't you seem happy?"

OALD defines cock as:

to raise a part of your body so that it is vertical or at an angle

However, I still don't understand/picture what the movement of the word cock is in this context, or when someone cocks his head, how does the head move?

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It means to turn the top of your head down to either the left or the right. One of the ears moves closer to the shoulder.

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