Coxcomb definition, a conceited, foolish dandy; pretentious fop. See more. ...
Spell Syllables. Synonyms; Word Origin ... Obsolete. cockscomb (def 2). Origin of
Cockscomb definition, the comb or caruncle of a cock. See more. ... Word Origin
... cockscomb, crimson and scarlet; two to three feet; August and September.
Define coxcomb: a jester's cap adorned with a strip of red. ... Origin and
Etymology of coxcomb ... diaspora From the Greek word meaning "to scatter" ·
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Origin. Mid 16th century (denoting a simpleton): variant of cockscomb, in the
sense 'jester's cap' ... What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Word Family. coxcombcoxcombs. the "coxcomb" family. Usage Examples. All
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English Language, Fifth Edition. .... Why, what a foolhardy, self-conceited
coxcomb he is.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition. n.
... and manners, more of what I call the coxcomb than any of his companions.
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coxcomb definition: ... ... Origin of coxcomb. for cock's comb. Webster's New
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