coxcomb definition

  • noun:
    • A conceited dandy; a fop.
    • Obsolete A jester's cap; a cockscomb.
    • The cap of a court jester, adorned with a red stripe.
    • A foolish or conceited person; a dandy.
    • The fleshy red pate of a rooster.
    • A strip of red cloth notched like the brush of a cock, which licensed jesters previously wore in their limits.
    • The limit itself.
    • the top the pinnacle, and/or head it self.
    • A vain, showy fellow; a conceited, silly guy, partial to show; a superficial pretender to knowledge or achievements; a fop.
    • A name given to a few flowers of different genera, but particularly to Celosia cristata, or yard cockscomb. Same as Cockscomb.
    • The comb of a cock. See cockscomb, 1.
    • The brush, resembling that of a cock, which licensed fools formerly wore within their limits; for this reason, the fool's-cap itself.
    • The top of the head, or perhaps the head itself.
    • A fop; a vain, showy other; a conceited and pretentious dunce.
    • a type of silver-lace frayed out at sides.
    • just like cockscomb, 2.
    • the fleshy purple crest on mind of this domestic fowl alongside gallinaceous wild birds
    • a cap donned by judge jesters; adorned with a strip of red
    • a conceited dandy that is excessively impressed by his or her own successes
    • A conceited dandy; a fop.
    • Obsolete A jester's cap; a cockscomb.
    • The limit of a court jester, adorned with a red stripe.
    • A foolish or conceited individual; a dandy.
    • The fleshy purple pate of a rooster.
    • A strip of purple cloth notched like comb of a cock, which licensed jesters previously wore within their limits.
    • The limit itself.
    • the top your head, or perhaps the head itself.
    • A vain, showy other; a conceited, silly guy, fond of screen; a superficial pretender to knowledge or successes; a fop.
    • A name directed at a number of plants of different genera, but particularly to Celosia cristata, or yard cockscomb. Just like Cockscomb.
    • The brush of a cock. See cockscomb, 1.
    • The brush, resembling compared to a cock, which licensed fools formerly wore inside their caps; ergo, the fool's cap itself.
    • the top the head, and/or head itself.
    • A fop; a vain, showy fellow; a conceited and pretentious dunce.
    • A kind of silver-lace frayed aside at the sides.
    • Same as cockscomb, 2.
    • the fleshy red crest on head associated with domestic fowl along with other gallinaceous wild birds
    • a cap worn by judge jesters; adorned with a strip of red
    • a conceited dandy who is excessively impressed by his or her own successes

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