Coxcombry



[koks-kohm-ree] /ˈkɒksˌkoʊm ri/

noun, plural coxcombries.
1.
the manners or behavior of a .
2.
a foppish trait.
/ˈkɒksˌkəʊmrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
conceited arrogance or foppishness

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Coxcombical

    [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).

  • 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).



  • Crabwise

    [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

  • Crabwood

    [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



Disclaimer: Coxcombry definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.