a conceited, foolish dandy; pretentious fop.
Archaic. head; pate.
Obsolete. (def 2).
a variant spelling of cockscomb
(archaic) a foppish man
(obsolete) the cap, resembling a cock’s comb, worn by a jester
1570s, from cokkes comb (1560s, see cockscomb).
[krab-wahyz] /ˈkræbˌwaɪz/ adverb 1. sideways: patrons edging crabwise along the crowded row of theater seats. /ˈkræbˌwaɪz/ adjective, adverb 1. (of motion) sideways; like a crab
[krab-woo d] /ˈkræbˌwʊd/ noun 1. . /ˈkræbˌwʊd/ noun 1. a tropical American meliaceous tree, Carapa guianensis 2. the wood of this tree, used for construction
[luh krahk] /lə ˈkrɑk/ noun 1. former name of . abbreviation 1. Careers Research and Advisory Centre
[krak] /kræk/ verb (used without object) 1. to break without complete separation of parts; become fissured: The plate cracked when I dropped it, but it was still usable. 2. to break with a sudden, sharp sound: The branch cracked under the weight of the snow. 3. to make a sudden, sharp sound in or as […]