Coxcomb



[koks-kohm] /ˈkɒksˌkoʊm/

noun
1.
a conceited, foolish dandy; pretentious fop.
2.
Archaic. head; pate.
3.
Obsolete. (def 2).
/ˈkɒksˌkəʊm/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of cockscomb
2.
(archaic) a foppish man
3.
(obsolete) the cap, resembling a cock’s comb, worn by a jester
n.

1570s, from cokkes comb (1560s, see cockscomb).

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